Jacobus Capitein: Speaking in Defence of Slavery

“We can dismiss many  of these defenders of Slavery as self-justifying hypocrites… but not all of them.” Professor Alec Ryrie discusses the unique case of Jacobus Capitein, the first African to be ordained a protestant minister who wrote a defence of slavery.

Professor Alec Ryrie Gresham Professor of Divinity.

Professor Alec Ryrie FBA

Professor of Divinity

Professor Alec Ryrie is Gresham Professor of Divinity.

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