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Where in the Qur'an did Muhammad abolish the slave trade ...???

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Submitted by Rachel Brad (United States), Oct 26, 2014 at 10:31

For those who keep using the words that slavery was abolished ...like it was completely ended ...??? Hardly ...! Slavery was never abolished, it was only outlawed ...!

Slaves were exposed to prejudice and inhuman treatment. They lived in unthinkable conditions, stripped of their dignity and rights as human beings.

Slavery illustrates many contradictions. Many slaves were mistrusted and feared, others were given firearms. Many slaves were forced to live in horrible conditions; others were dressed as well as their rich owners. Some slave owners acknowledged the injustice of slavery yet refused to manumit their "property." Slaves legally were not people, yet some had bank accounts and accumulated a great deal of property.

With the coming of Christ... those true to Christianity were to preach the gospel to make disciples of the nations; making them "slaves to Christ," not slaves to other men.

Many slaves were bought to take them from the most horrible situations and treated like they were family...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Jefferson#Jefferson_and_slavery

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