28 Jan 2019

TCW Minute: Slavery Reparations? (Week of Jan. 28, 2019)

2019-02-01T12:59:15+00:00Jan 28, 2019|

Reparations for slavery?  This is David Wheaton, host of The Christian Worldview.

Remember Zaccheus, a hated Jewish tax collector, who were known for over-charging?  But then he met and believed in Jesus, saying, “Behold, Lord, half of my possessions I will give to the poor, and if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I will give back four times as much.”

That is biblical restitution—voluntary repayment to those directly harmed.  Contrast that to the call for […]

26 Jan 2019

TOPIC: Are Reparations for Slavery Consistent with Repentance and Restitution? Part 2

2019-01-28T20:50:23+00:00Jan 26, 2019|

Last week on the program, Darrell Harrison, former fellow of the Black Theology and Leadership Institute at Princeton Theological Seminary, joined us to discuss race (which he says is a misnomer for ethnicity), racism (or “ethnicism” as he calls it) within society and the church, the “white privilege” pejorative, and how Christians should view Martin Luther King Jr.

There was a lot to think about!  And there’s much more to come this weekend […]

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