In searching the net for make-ahead recipes for my upcoming surgery, I've discovered a great site called Recipe Source. I especially am LOVING their chilled and cold soup recipes. Perfect for ridiculously hot days like today!
"Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. "— Rodney Stark