Slaves Georgia c1850

Why is race so intertwined with slavery in the USA?

Answer by Steve Stranghoener Slavery was abolished in the United States in 1863 but Americans are still consumed by race. Racial divisions are deeper than ever, as evidenced by recent protests and riots, with endless wrangling over the amorphous concept of social justice where some have called for Civil War reparations 155 years after the […]

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Jesus & Disciples

JESUS’ COLOUR: What skin colour did Jesus have?

Answer by  Diane Eager and John Mackay Have you noticed that the Old Testament has one major difference from the New Testament when it comes to people? In the Old Testament, there is a lot of description; hair length, size, colour, ethnicity, etc, but in the New Testament it is almost entirely absent. There is […]

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NEANDERTHALS? What were these? How do you explain their existence?

The original question was:  Neanderthals? Did these species exist and when? And there are many scientific evidences on these species. What evidence do you have and could you briefly explain their existence. Answer by John Mackay Neanderthal? The word means the valley of Mr Neander, but who was Mr Neander? – Answer Joachim Neander who […]

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