My friend Mark Silk takes on some of his commenters at his blog over his suggestion that Christianity needs to learn to adapt. The money quote: "It's a nice question whether Christian leaders should have run the risk of undermining the progress of the Gospel by vigorously opposing slavery when slavery was an intrinsic part of the social order."
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