Saturday, February 3, 2007
"Ain't I A Woman?"
Sojourner Truth (see Amy Oden, In Her Words) was a powerful witness of holiness as a transforming force in an individual and in society. When the voices from the margins are finally heard it is earth-shattering. No wonder the powers that be try to keep them quiet.
Friday, February 2, 2007
On February 23, 1807 slavery was abolished in England. Without the work of one man, William Wilberforce, and the encouragement of another, John Wesley, the practice which de-humanized and exploited one race for economic gain, might have continued for decades, as it did in the United States. Read Wesley's letter, written shortly before his death, to Wilberforce.