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Slavery

The practice in which one person owns another person, or at least that person's labor. In either case, the owner does not compensate the slave for his/her work. Slavery is one of the world's oldest institutions. In the modern world, it is considered one of the most egregious human rights violations. It is illegal in nearly every country, but still exists. In the present, it is strongly associated with sexual trafficking and forced domestic servants.
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They are seemingly preoccupied with the works of such outstanding intellectuals as DuBois and Woodson and so failure to appreciate the less academically sophisticated, but equally profound influence of slave religion as a counter-hegemonic force.
In addition to Raboteau's Slave Religion, also see Woodson, Aptheker, and Raboteau's African-American Religion, Religion in American Life.
Touchstone, "Planters and Slave Religion in the Deep South" (Ph.
DOWN, UP, AND OVER: SLAVE RELIGION AND BLACK THEOLOGY.
Christianity was not a slave religion in the sense that slaveholders and their sympathizers imposed the faith on the enslaved and thereby succeeded in stamping out their desires and concrete efforts for freedom.
Well known to historians as a specialist in slave religion in the antebellum United States, Raboteau's present volume is alternatively scholarly and personal.