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the state of being under the control of another person

the practice of owning slaves

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work done under harsh conditions for little or no pay

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if [the Pope's letter] condemned our domestic slavery as an unlawful and consequently immoral practice, the bishops could not have accepted it without being bound to refuse the sacraments to all who were slaveholders unless they manumitted their slaves; yet if you look to the prelates who accepted the document .
Because domestic slavery was not inherently evil, slaveholding was not necessarily sinful.
In his second letter to Forsyth he shows that domestic slavery has a variety of forms.
Bishop England, whose extensive knowledge of the tradition is so evident in his letters defending the distinction between domestic slavery and the slave trade, certainly was aware of these duties.
In striving to make a theoretical point (distinguishing domestic slavery from the slave trade) the bishops backed themselves into an unnecessary complacency with a corrupt institution.
The Frame "Combating Domestic Slavery and Trafficking in Women"
In the Report of the Council of Europe, the frame "slavery" is made clear from the beginning and is mirrored in the recommendations to combat domestic slavery.
Council of Europe, Committee on Equal Opportunities for Women and Men, Domestic Slavery.
If this document condemned our domestic slavery as an unlawful and consequently immoral practice, the bishops could not have accepted it without being bound to refuse the Sacraments to all who were slave holders unless they manumitted their slaves; yet, if you look to the prelates who accepted the document (for the acceptance was immediate and unanimous) you will find.
The first edition of Domestic Slavery was published in 1846.
The reader of Domestic Slavery will be well-served by projecting himself or herself into the arguments' context, then applying the lessons learned about public discourse, frustrating realities of cultural myopia, and dangers of biblical eisegesis.
It undoubtedly freed them from their domestic slavery, but it imposed worse upon them and it removed the security and great joys of real family life shared for a lifetime with a caring husband.
SHIRLEY VALENTINE (1989) Pauline Collins took on the title role in Willy Russell's story about a Liverpool housewife who tires of domestic slavery and takes a holiday to Greece.
Taking three separate industries where slaves are still to be found, Kate and Brian investigated the cocoa industry in the Ivory Coast, domestic slavery in Britain and the USA, and the carpet industry in northern India.