Critical Race Theory

A Plea to the PCA on Critical Race Theory

"If you care to read the architects of Critical Theory—Benjamin, Horkheimer, Fromm, Adorno, Marcuse, etc.— you will find that their project was animated in large part by a desire to undermine Christianity and its moral and philosophical norms....How strange, then, that some in the PCA are urging us to employ Critical Race Theory (a species of Critical Theory) as an important lens through which we can better understand God, the Gospel, and humanity." - Ref21

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“... some critics of CT have been incorrect to claim that Christians may never use any ideas that come from outside Scripture”

"I would like to provide a succinct description and biblical evaluation of CT by addressing four questions: May Christians use systems of thought that do not come from Scripture? What is CT? Is CT compatible with Scripture? Does CT help resolve racism?" - Scott Aniol

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SBC statement on Critical Race Theory branded 'anti-intellectual;' Tony Evans denies endorsement

"A statement from the Council of Seminary Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention denouncing racism and critical race theory as incompatible with their beliefs, has come under fire from some Christian academics. Prominent Dallas Pastor Tony Evans denied affirming it Wednesday." - CPost

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SBC seminary presidents reaffirm 'Baptist Faith and Message.' declare critical race theory incompatible

"In recognition of the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Baptist Faith and Message 2000, the Council of Seminary Presidents of the Southern Baptist Convention has reaffirmed 'with eagerness' the BFM’s status 'as the doctrinal statement that unites and defines Southern Baptist cooperation and establishes the confessional unity of our Convention.'" - BPNews

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Dueling Anti-Racisms: Two Views on Promoting Racial Justice in Twenty-First Century America

"Everyone who opposes racism agrees that people of all races are equal in virtue of their common humanity and deserving of equal respect and dignified treatment. They are also agreed that for much of our history, the dominant white population of the U.S. violated this fundamental truth.... But opponents of racism disagree about how that fact relates to contemporary racial disparities and how best to promote racial justice in the twenty-first century." - Public Discourse

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