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race

On structural racism

Andrew Wilson: Christians, of all people, should know that evil is held in place not just by the flesh (the sinful self), or even the devil (and associated demonic powers), but also by the world: the structures and systems of human power that perpetuate injustice, idolatry and immorality. It seems

Tim Keller on racism and corporate evil

Tim Keller on “Racism and Corporate Evil“: Systemic evil… is a system that excludes and marginalizes people on the basis of race even though most of the people in the system are probably not intentionally trying to do so.

Steps for Christian Civic Engagement on Racial Injustice

AND Campaign: Many Christian leaders are asking how they can constructively and practically advance the cause of justice in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and national protests. Here are steps we recommend you consider as you lead people to address injustice through civic engagement. As the nation

Last Person to Receive a Civil War Pension Dies

Kottke: This is a great example of the Great Span, the link across large periods of history by individual humans. But it’s also a reminder that, as William Faulkner wrote: “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” Until this week, US taxpayers were literally and directly

Statement on Racialized Violence

The Bible very clearly demands justice in the sight of oppression and murder. In response to vain worship, the Lord told ancient Israel, “Take away from Me the noise of your songs, For I will not hear the melody of your stringed instruments. But let justice run down like water,

“The U.S. Racial Crisis and World Evangelism”

Source » Tom Skinner’s keynote address at the 1970 Urbana conference:1 Perhaps one of the great debates going on today is being pushed by those people who resist the idea that Jesus was a revolutionary. But let us come to grips with what the Word of God says. First,

This “reductionism prevents us from learning the human stories behind the ideas”

Source » Judy Wu Dominick for Christianity Today: [We] admitted our tendency to recognize other people’s tribalism but less often our own. Consequently, we realized that we accuse our ideological opponents of dehumanizing vitriol while feeling perfectly justified in dehumanizing and abusing them. We also acknowledged our tendency to equate

Stetzer on seeking understanding post-election and “white evangelicals”

Stetzer on seeking understanding post-election and “white evangelicals” First, here’s a pre-election post. Ed Stetzer on Why evangelicals hate Clinton so much: One of the questions dealt with how Evangelicals can support Donald Trump (considering the obvious concerns). I explained it is, in part, because they feel they have
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