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  1. Monotheistic dances part 31

    During the Industrial Revolution in the North, many blacks left the south seeking jobs in the northern cities. They felt whatever they found had to be better than what they were leaving. They were usually the last hired, the least protected, and not allwed in many trade unions. But, the wages were better than the south, so many thrived and set down roots. Then, the great depression rolled through and wiped out the hopes and dreams of so many, white and black alike. A grim type of life that many ...
  2. Monotheistic Dances part 30

    In the biblical chronology, we see the chosen of God inter-mix, and and at times clash, with those around them. When God led the people into the promised land, they were to drive our and destroy the culture that existed in the land that God was going to give them. They were not to do as they did, but to obey the commandments of God. In so doing, they would set up a new nation that would truly be a kingdom of Priests and a holy nation. The Old Testament writings tell the story of how the Israelites ...
  3. Monotheistic Dances part 29

    In considering the effects of the slave trade in the west, the biggest factor that was applied was the theory of Democratic government as it developed in the west after the US won its Independence from England. The slave trade was brought to the west in the late sixteenth century, and to the US in the late seventeenth century. It was a growing business. The New England shippers used to run rum to the West Indies, then from that profit purchase slaves in West Africa, then back to sell the slaves ...
  4. M onotheistic Dances part 28

    You shall keep the commandments of the Lord your God, by walking in his ways and by fearing him". Deuteronomy 8:6 Moses spoke these words while teaching the children of Israel for the last time. This was their serve. They were to do all that God had commanded them to do. The writer of Ecclesiastes chapter twelve and verse thirteen echoes this about five hundred years later to his generation. So, if we know the commandments, what is the greatest that will aid us in serving God. Moses states this ...
  5. Monotheistic Dances part 27

    One of the things that drew men to follow Mohammad was the promise of booty and sex slaves. Pretty woman were prized by the men for the usual reasons. Then, there were the other slaves with rich relatives, men or women, who could be sold for high ransom. This too was prized for a good slave was profitable on the open market. There were times, though, as recoreded in the hadith when the slaves were so numerous that the glut would actually devalue their worth on the open market. In such times, Mohammad ...