|You Can’t Have Racial Justice Without a Bloody Cross|
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove’s necessary rebuke on race rests on a sadly truncated gospel.
In 1846, the abolitionist Samuel Brooke published a book called Slavery, and the Slaveholder’s Religion; as Opposed to Christianity, in which he condemned human bondage as “the violation of every principle of human brotherhood, of natural right, of justice, of humanity, of Christianity, of love to God and to man.”
Like so many of his fellow abolitionists, Brooke wanted to prick the conscience of a religious tradition that sang songs of praise to God on Sunday and whipped slaves ...
Monday, July 30, 2018
You Can’t Have Racial Justice Without a Bloody Cross