St. Augustine was the Bishop of Hippo and the leader of the Christian church in a city that had become a hub in the ancient world’s slave trade.
He led his followers in an ambitious buy-back program for those captured by unscrupulous traders. But when church funds failed, these meek and mild believers didn’t hold back from carrying out dangerous slave raids.
Join John Dickson as he takes us through a first hand account of what early Christians risked to save less fortunate men and women.
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