On the Heels of Freedom

Bringing the Gospel to victims of slavery

On the Heels of Freedom

The American Missionary Association's Bold Campaign to Educate Minds, Open Hearts, and Heal the Soul of a Divided Nation

Learn how devoted missionaries overcame widespread bias and apathy to open ministries and schools among black slaves in the South—where teaching slaves to read the bible was illegal. These schools helped the black churches become centers of community and empowerment.


Trade paper; 2005; English

5 3/8 x 8 1/4
Page Count: 
240 pages