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Mark William Olson

Mark William Olson
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Mark William Olson lives in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and has been a member of EEWC-CFT since sometime before 1980. He is the author of Breaking Free: Bible Studies in the Liberating Call of Jesus (Judson Press) and currently provides professional and creative services to a variety of churches and other organizations. Prior to 1998, he was editor and publisher of The Other Side. His wife, Joan Toms Olson, is also a long-time EEWC-CFT member.

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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."