This morning our favorite faith blogger offers a faulty premise . . .
How would you react if you read that a theologian and seminary professor at Yale offers this idea on that subject: "Race is a distorted way of seeing the world within Christian thought"?
Of course this simplistic argument ignores the teachings of legendary American leaders like MLK who advanced the cause of racial equality by way of American ideals and Christian values.
Here's a bright side in his screed . . .
"For me, as a Christian, the point is to be honest about racism and its connection to my faith tradition and then to try to move toward an approach that acknowledges and celebrates the wide range of human beings, each one of whom must be seen as a child of God. No exceptions."
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