Here is What 10 Christian Leaders Had to Say on the Issue of Racial Equality

Here is What 10 Christian Leaders Had to Say on the Issue of Racial Equality
The U.S.--and the world--has been wrestling with issues of racial equality for centuries. In America in recent times, the issues of racism and equality have been particularly at the forefront of our national discourse. Following the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, many Christian leaders spoke out about racism, reconciliation, and what the Church's role ought to be in all of this. Ultimately, many Christian leaders have acknowledged that there is much injustice to face and much work to be done, but that the Gospel is essential to true and lasting reconciliation. Here are 10 quotes from Christian leaders on the issues of racism, equality, and what the Church can do to work for justice and unity.

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1. Albert Mohler

"I would argue that racial superiority in any form, white superiority as the central issue of our concern, is a heresy. The separation of human beings into ranks of superiority and inferiority differentiated by skin color is a direct assault upon the doctrine of Creation and an insult to the imago Dei--the image of God in which every human being in made. Racial superiority is also directly subversive of the gospel of Christ, effectively reducing the power of his substitutionary atonement and undermining the faithful preaching of the gospel to all persons and to all nations."

 

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