"Posterity will owe everlasting thanks to John Brown for lifting up once more to the gaze of a nation grown fat and flabby on the garbage of lust and oppression, a true standard of heroic philanthropy, and each coming generation will pay its installment of the debt. . . . John Brown saw slavery through no mist or cloud, but in a light of infinite brightness, which left no one of its ten thousand horrors concealed." Frederick Douglass

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Sunday, January 14, 2018

John Brown and the Harper's Ferry Weapons: Debunking a Southern Legend

Also see Bill Federer's article, "The Oddest 'Bible' to Ever Exist."  WND.com [Washington, D.C.], Jan. 9, 2018.

The article discusses the antebellum crisis over slavery, particularly the work of the Rev. Henry Ward Beecher and the Sharps' rifle.

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