How racism questions God

“Since racism assumes some segments of humanity to be defective in essential being, and since for Christians all being is from the hand of God, racism alone among the idolatries calls into question the divine creative action.  The central claim of the racist is fundamentally a proposition concerning the nature of creation and the action […]

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Racism as Human Alienation

“It is this faith character of racism which makes it the final and complete form of human alienation.  Racism is human alienation purely and simply; it is the prototype of all human alienation.  It is the one form of human conflict that divides human beings as human beings.  That which the racist glorifies in himself […]

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I have a question

Why are the following statements true? “By and large, the people who have been the racists of the modern world have also been Christians or the heirs of Christian civilization.  Among large numbers of Christians, racism has been the other faith or one of the other faiths” (George D. Kelsey, Racism and the Christian Understanding […]

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Jim Crow Is Not A Christian

Chapter one of Remembering Jim Crow: African Americans Tell About Life in the Segregated South begins, “Jim Crow was not merely about the physical separation of blacks and whites. Nor was segregation strictly about laws, despite historians’ tendency to fix upon such legal landmarks as Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), Brown v. Board of Education (1954) […]

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We Are Better Than Race

“The traditional racial ideology has thus made of the black man a devil, a bogey man, the epitome of evil and badness. He is the foil that sets off the white social values lending to them an increased splendor. The use to which the black race is put is cryptically suggested by the story of […]

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