John Brown Redux

Teti, Dennis
April 1995
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1995, Issue 52, p13
Considers what lessons the Catholic hierarchy and other pro-life leaders can learn from the response of the U.S. Republican Party to John Brown's abolitionist raids in the 1850s. Similarities between the Republicans of the 1850s and the present pro-life advocates; Details of Brown's trial; Views of former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln on slavery.


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