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Frederick Douglass Challenged Christians to Live Without Hypocrisy

In his 77 years, Frederick Douglass, America's most famous abolitionist, delivered thousands of speeches, wrote three autobiographies, started newspapers, met with President Abraham Lincoln, and championed the cause of African American civil rights. But most people downplay a crucial part of his life: his radical Christian faith.

The crucible of Douglass' prophetic Christian faith was his childhood suffering as a slave. Before his escape at age 20, Douglass witnessed and endured great cruelty, ...

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