Injustice & Race
The killing of George Floyd by a police officer has brought underlying issues of injustice and racism in our society to the forefront. Constructive peaceful protests and destructive looting has followed this. Many people have many ideas about how we ought to respond. The following resources will help up see what the Bible has to say about how we respond to racism and injustice.
There is an agreement that we ought to pursue justice as a society, but what is justice? And how does our worldview shape that? Tim Keller analyzes secular or worldly approaches to justice and morality and demonstrates how they all fall short of the biblical truth. This can help us discern how best to respond to worldly responses to injustice.
Christian sociologist George Yancy writes scientifically and biblically about the concept of White Fragility proposed by author Robin DiAngelo. He offers Mutual Responsibility as a better approach based on its biblical and research-based support.