Gregory of Nyssa could have been the man who changed history, if history had listened to his theory on slavery.
The fourth century bishop, Gregory of Nyssa, led the charge on ending slavery centuries before modern champions like William Wilberforce and Frederick Douglass ever stepped on to the stage.
His arguments regarding the value of human beings would fuel abolitionists and civil rights movements fifteen hundred years after he was dead.
If only we'd listened sooner.
What is Undeceptions with John Dickson?
Every week on Undeceptions we’ll explore some aspect of life, faith, history, culture, or ethics that is either much misunderstood or mostly forgotten. With the help of people who know what they’re talking about, we’ll be trying to ‘undeceive ourselves’ and let the truth ‘out’.