On the Heels of Freedom
On the Heels of Freedom

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

RELIGION

240 Pages, 5 3/8 x 8 1/4

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $21.95)

Publication Date: September 2005

ISBN 9780824523480

Price: $19.95
 
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Overview

This saga opens with the mutiny of captured Africans on the Amistad in 1839, follows the path of missionaries who risked their lives to establish schools among emancipated slaves in the South, and culminates with the testimonies of descendants of those who were freed. Documenting a stunning, but little known, story of rare courage and interracial partnership, this story will inspire anyone seeking to be faithful in challenging times.