Mormons Criticize Curriculum's Treatment of Biblical Slavery

Mormons Criticize Curriculum's Treatment of Biblical Slavery
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On Sunday (Nov. 3), Mormon social media came alive with criticism of the curriculum for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which for the week’s lesson included a statement that suggested Paul was asking a fellow Christian, Philemon, to forgive his slave, Onesimus.

The adult Sunday School version of the lesson asks class members, “While it was likely hard for Philemon to forgive his slave who ran away, how would the gospel of Jesus Christ have made forgiveness easier?”

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