The Origins of Proslavery Christianity: White and Black Evangelicals in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia

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INDEX
Abolitionists, 1, 3, 140, 163, 167, 191; portrayed as jeopardizing mission to the slaves, 12, 174, 196–99, 215–16, 240; American Anti-Slavery Society, 171–74, 196. See also individual abolitionists
Adherence. See Church membership: and adherence
African Baptist Church (Lynchburg), 206–7
African Baptist Missionary Society, 120–22, 126
African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, 49, 108–9, 141–42, 253, 255
African religions, 11, 23, 24, 26, 114, 284 (n. 12), 300 (n. 16). See also Islam; Kongo
Amelioration, 34, 112–14, 240. See also Law: selective enforcement of; Paternalism
American Colonization Society, 17, 19, 98, 123–26, 128, 171; goals of, 102, 117. See also Colonization
American Revolution, 44, 50, 101–2; and antislavery, 56–60
Anderson, Thomas, 91, 112
Andrew, James O., 178, 198–99
Andrews, Charles, 129, 193
Anglicans, 18, 23, 30–31, 40–41, 294 (n. 26); establishment of, 26, 27, 72
Antislavery (within Virginia); 56–65, 70–76, 79, 148–49
Asbury, Francis, 46, 58
Associates of Dr. Bray, 41
Augusta County, Va., 149, 229, 231,
Backus, Isaac, 46, 55
Baltimore Conference, 106, 227–30, 318 (n. 46)
Ban (on ecclesiastical discussion of slavery), 18–19, 56, 66–78, 115–16, 225, 228; exceptions to, 165–66, 174
Baptism, 103–4, 132, 137. See also Conversion
Baptists, 39–40, 68–72, 182–83, 197, 202, 265, 275; African American preference for, 5, 180–82, 250. See also individual churches and associations
Barrow, David, 69–72, 79–80
Beck (slave), 144–45
Benevolence societies, 99–102
Bible and slavery, 11, 13, 16, 25, 66–68, 89–90, 174–76, 215, 317 (n. 11)
Birney, James G., 1, 171, 191
Bishop, Josiah, 47
Black Creek Baptist Church: conflict within over slavery, 70–72, 86, 115– 17; reaction of to Southampton Insurrection, 132, 133, 151–52, 157

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