Category Archive: Slavery

Jul 10 2012

Well Meaning but Tortuous Gay Biblical Apologetics

By Frederick Sparks   Matthew Vines is a gay Harvard student reared in a “loving Christian home” and church community in Kansas. After finally reconciling himself to his sexual orientation, Vines took a two-year leave of absence to research what the Bible has to say about homosexuality. In March of this year, Vines gave a …

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Feb 10 2010

The Infidel Frederick Douglass

By Sikivu Hutchinson The 19th century human rights giant was no passive consumer of religion or religiosity. Douglass frequently criticized the complicity of organized religion in the barbaric institution of slavery. He often locked horns with black church leadership who faulted him for not “thanking” God for the progress the country and the abolitionist movement …

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