An Epistle to the Clergy of the Southern States

Title

An Epistle to the Clergy of the Southern States

Subject

Slavery -- United States -- Controversial literature.

Description

Published in December by the American Anti-Slavery Society, Sarah Grimke’s “An Epistle” refuted the argument that slavery is justified because it appears in the Bible. She argued that slavery was irreconcilable with Christianity, in an attempt to persuade the Southern clergy to take the lead in opposing slavery.

Creator

Grimke, Sarah Moore (1792-1873)

Source

Cover

Publisher

[New York: American Anti-Slavery Society]

Date

1836

Files

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Citation

Grimke, Sarah Moore (1792-1873), “An Epistle to the Clergy of the Southern States,” DeGolyer Library Exhibits, accessed April 13, 2024, https://degolyer.omeka.net/items/show/12.