Prejudice and religion
In the past, our country has resolved to rebuild nations that were destroyed during war. That same commitment should be envisioned toward citizens, groups and communities who have been the subjects of injustice and oppression for generations.
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Race is one of the primary relationship issues in our lifetime and in our daily lives. Some of us lived during segregation.
Some of us remember the first years of integration. A third practice is to engage in advocacy for social justice and against prejudice and racism. Statements of apology are insufficient responses. Related Posts.
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By Kathleen Hardage. Read More. By Stuart Blythe. The most recent Popes have come from Poland, Germany and Argentina. Many Christians today actively fight prejudice and discrimination in all its forms. One of the best known Christian leaders who fought against racial prejudice and discrimination was Martin Luther King Jr , an American clergyman , activist, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. A Baptist minister , King became a civil rights activist early in his career. He led the Montgomery Bus Boycott. This started through a simple act of defiance when a black woman, Rosa Parks, refused to give up her seat on a bus for a white passenger when ordered to do so by the bus driver.
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She was later arrested. Through death threats, multiple arrests, and several attempts against his life, Martin Luther King Jr was consistent in his application of the Biblical principles, taught by Jesus to:. Throughout history, many racist actions and institutions, eg slavery, have been justified using stories from the Bible, or Christian churches have simply turned a blind eye to them. Some even justified the apartheid system in South Africa through the Christian faith.