Central Seminary avoids taking political positions on this blog. We discuss theological developments. Sometimes, however, the two overlap.
That’s the case with a recent open letter sent by Black church leaders to Hillary Clinton. It’s a hard-hitting expression of concern that Clinton’s policies, if she becomes president, would be bad for Blacks and bad for Christians. Here is an excerpt:
The drive to normalize immoral sexual behavior has inspired some to dishonor the memory of courageous blacks who experienced the unique horrors of white supremacy, slavery, rape, terrorism and apartheid in the U.S. Their argument that religious freedom laws are historically and existentially equivalent to Jim Crow laws rests on false assertions. Partisans who make these arguments have declared war on the truth of the black experience as well as on the freedom of faithful Americans to follow their consciences.
There’s much more. You really need to read the whole thing.