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Jeffrey W. Barbeau

Jeffrey W. Barbeau is an author at Religion News Service.

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Race, religion and contagion

By Jeffrey W. Barbeau — March 31, 2020
(RNS) — In 1793, Philadelphia's black community saved many of their fellow citizens from yellow fever, modeling Christian self-sacrifice despite their second-class status in their own city.
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