Bloodlines: Sin & Racism
This visually captivating video was too good to neglect not sharing with you today. If you like reading, check it out. Regarding political stances, Tim Keller shares his thoughts in the foreword, and they are insightful and hits on where “conservatives” and “liberals” get it wrong on sin and racism. Growing up in the south, it is the true that by and large, conservatives tend to be more racist. Piper grew up in South Carolina. And liberals don’t know how to handle it either for it’s not based on the Gospel, even in morality and righteousness. Piper tries to break down those evangelical barriers with this new offering.
Tim Keller –
Many have made racism and prejudice virtually the only thing they will still call a “sin,” and they often lay the guilt for the sin of racism at the doorstep of those who are social conservatives.
Because of that, many who identify themselves as conservatives simply don’t want to hear about racism anymore. They give lip service to it being a sin, but they associate any sustained denunciation of racism with the liberal or secular systems of thought.
John’s book, which you have in your hands, is a strong antidote to this misconception. His motivation is simply as a preacher of the Word to bring to light what God says in it regarding race and racism.