Justifiable reasons to enslave some and not others

Theories of organizing peoples have existed since the beginning of recorded human history, but the systematic implementation of these theories has wreaked havoc upon the earth in ways that localized squabbles never could. A few examples, by no means comprehensive, include: Aristotle’s climate theory justified Greek slaveholding practices, where “extreme hot or cold climates produced

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It was easy to abandon the path that Jesus set out for them

Christ-followers today might be at a loss to explain how the church could have even participated in, much less led, the destructive scapegoating of women in the past. Questions abound; How did clergy justify words and actions that were dehumanizing and even deadly to women? How could Christians have strayed so far away from the

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White Picket Fences: Turning Toward Love in a World Divided by Privilege

by Amy Julia Becker – NavPress Purchase from: A Gentle Invitation into the Challenging Topic of PrivilegeGently addressing the challenging topics of privilege and race, power and inequality, White Picket Fences is a memoir of Amy Julia Becker’s growing awareness of the unequal benefits (and secret harm) she received by virtue of her white skin,

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Bridging

At his many talks and conferences, john powell,” the head of the Othering and Belonging Institute at UC Berkeley, likes to tell the story of a pastor who, hearing that he ought to build bridges with people who are very different from him, asked powell a tricky question, “john, are you saying I should bridge

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