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Amy Zimbelman

Amy Zimbelman
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Amy S. Zimbelman (MDiv, Duke Divinity School) is a bi-vocational co-pastor at Mountain Community Mennonite Church and a tutor of refugee children. She lives in Colorado with her husband and son.
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1 Timothy 6:1-2—The Crushing Yoke of Slavery, Part 2

Lesson 16: "Our last lesson sought to accurately situate 1 Timothy 6:1-2 in its literary and historical context. When we read selected biblical texts like this passage as eternally relevant, they can cause great damage. For centuries, slaveholders in the American South used this text to justify chattel slavery, as if God intended some people to serve as the personal property of their supposed superiors."