The Music

Elizabeth heard the sirens blaring, a clangor that drove her to the window of her city apartment to see the tires screeching down the street below. But there was nothing---not an ambulance, not a fire truck, not even a single police car. Her husband, comfortably reading the New York Times in his winged-back chair, sat …

Isaac Post’s Resolution to the Bridgewater Baptist Church Regarding Slavery

In my biographical sketch of Isaac Post earlier this year, I highlighted the schism that Post created within the the Bridgewater Baptist Church in Montrose, Pennyslvania. I believe his support for the immediate and full emancipation of American slaves to be the definitive moment of his life, and up until recently, I had only secondary …