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No king but Caesar

In September 1862, a group of Chicago ministers sent a "memorial" (or long letter) to President Abraham Lincoln in which they made a theological argument for the elimination of slavery.

Lincoln had also heard from Southern clergy who used the same scriptures to justify slavery's preservation.

In response, Lincoln wrote the Chicago group with words that today's Christians might consider when it

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