To confess the catholicity of the church is to confess that the church is a body that is universal in extent, gathered throughout the whole human race out of all the nations of the world. Based on this the article evaluates the claims of the Roman Catholic Church to catholicity. It also shows how the confession of a catholic church is an antidote to racism.
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 looking at Ephesians 2:11-22 shows how in Christ God has made the church to be a uniting place. In Christ, the church has become the Israel of God, a people of God not limited by race, colour nor place. Racism can truly be abolished by the gospel, ushering in the new nation where unity and diversity can be celebrated.
This article outlines three exhortations against racism.
The author of this article discusses the issue of racism within the Church of England.