John Wesley opposed slavery

Rev. David Weeks, chaplain of the New Room in Bristol, UK, remembers John Wesley’s opposition to slavery.

When Wesley lived at the British colony in Savannah, Georgia, he was introduced to the early years of the slave trade in the colonies. Years later, he wrote in opposition to slavery.

Thoughts upon Slavery, John Wesley

Wesley’s opposition to slavery continued til his last days when he wrote to William Wilberforce to support his stand in Pariliament

 

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