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Ethnicity/Culture

Ethnicity/CultureHistory
December 11, 2017

Are We Oppressed?

My parents come from a region in Ghana with white castles and white names that do not belong. My mother was born and raised in Anomabo and lived near Fort William, one of seventeen slave castles in the region. My…
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Ethnicity/Culture
September 23, 2017

The Struggle for Social Justice is a Struggle for Ourselves

There is great emphasis being placed today by Christian social justice activists on remediating the adverse effects of historical and contemporary injustices, particularly as it relates to its generational impact on people of color in America. I will speak more…
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Ethnicity/CultureHistory
September 14, 2017

On Christianity and Confederate Statues

So it happened today. As I was driving home from work this evening, I heard on the news station that the demolition crew had finally been given the green light to take down a statue of Robert E. Lee at…
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ChurchEthnicity/Culture
September 14, 2017

In defense of color-blindness (sort of)

There is an impetus today to reject color-blindness and the reasons are quite valid.  If someone says, “I don’t see color” or worse, “God doesn’t see color” rebuke is the natural impulse since God himself created a beautiful array of…
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Ethnicity/Culture
September 1, 2017

Statement on critical theory and unity in the church: our endorsement

At Kaleoscope, we intentionally present material that will give minority Christians a voice to the issues of our day. But more importantly, we desire to filter our view and voice through the lordship of Jesus Christ, according to will of…
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Ethnicity/Culture
August 29, 2017

A Four Part Series on the Word “Race” – Part 1: Brief Historical Summary – 1600’s to Darwin

This is a four part follow up on the blog post titled Race- A Word to Kill. This series will look like this: Part 1- A Brief Historical Summary of the Word Race - From 1600's to Darwin Part 2…
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Ethnicity/CultureTheology
August 24, 2017

Race – A word to kill

Can I just say.....for the most part....I am not a fan of country music. If I am perfectly honest, I can't stand it. But..... My husband loves it. What can I say....he's Canadian. Anyway.....Not only does my hub's love country…
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Ethnicity/CultureTheology
August 23, 2017

Is the imago Dei and race a misplaced argument?

With such an emphasis on racism these days, especially after Charlottesville and its reminder that hateful dispositions still remain in our society, the concept of imago Dei has gained much traction. And why shouldn't it? After all, the long entrenched…
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Ethnicity/Culture
August 23, 2017

How Woke Theology is Weakening the Black Church

  “The business of Christianity is not simply to make us feel happier or even to make us live a better life, it is to reconcile us to God.” D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones There is a movement afoot, particularly within black…
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