[Forces and Factors of Colonialism and Biblical Criticism] (audio)

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Bob Bennett, Presentation and subsequent discussion. Tape 2 of 6


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This audio recording features a presentation on colonialism, and the three factors that contribute to it. This audio also features a presentation on Biblical Criticism and the Black presence in the Bible. Included is a discussion about Egyptians and Ethiopians.

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00:00:06 Audio begins with unidentified man recapping the last session. He discusses commerce, empire, and religion as coalescing factors leading toward colonization.

00:05:36 Discussion of dashing of hopes upon the Puritan settlers.

00:17:25 Unidentified male talks about records of the past and the bible as a record of the past.

00:27:20 Discusses Ethiopians and Egyptians in the Bible. He also discusses Ham.

00:38:15 Talks about the historical considerations concerning the Bible.

00:48:39 Questions from audience about Christian antecedents in Africa prior to slavery.

00:50:08 Questions from the audience.

01:03:50 Session ends.

01:04:24 Conversation between two unidentified men on discrimination of Blacks and Irishmen.

01:20:42 Audio ends.


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