This article shows that a true understanding of the gospel and the sovereignty of God will lead to racial harmony. Looking at total depravity, limited atonement, unconditional election, irresistible grace, and perseverance of saints, this article shows how in all of these God works beyond race or color.
This article provides eight foundational statements concerning race.
Racism is an important social problem. A key passage of Scripture that addresses this is Ephesians 2:11–22. God has reconciled both Jew and Gentile in the New Testament. This has a number of substantial implications in formulating a positive attitude toward race relations. This essay works out the relevance of Ephesians 2:11-22 for a Christian ethics of race.
This article outlines three exhortations against racism.
This book explores black liberation theology. In the portion of Chapter 1 presented here, the author first identifies what Black Theology is. Next, he explores the relationship between Black Theology and victimology. Victimology is the adoption of victimhood as the core of one’s identity as human being. Bradley then inquires about the major differences between orthodox Christianity and the tradition of Black Liberation Theology.
Xenophobia, the fear and often hatred of strangers, plagues many societies. Does the Bible have an answer to the problem or does it only describe it? Four aspects of the Old Testament are discussed: the covenant with Noah, the treatment of the stranger, intermarriage with Gentiles, and the prophets' view of the nations.
The author of this article discusses the issue of racism within the Church of England.
Robertson is convinced that a reexamination of the so-called curse of Ham as found in Genesis 9:20-27 is needed. Too often there is a readiness to interpret this passage in a manner that denigrates the black man and displays racist prejudice. The article examines three important questions. "What was the sin of Ham?," "Why was Ham's son rather than Ham himself cursed?," and "Is this passage to be interpreted in a politico-ethnic context or in a redemptive-historical context?"