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Christian Ethicists Condemn White Supremacy
Andover Newton's M.T. Dávila Co-Authors Statement

More than 700 concerned Christian ethicists and theologians have signed a letter released Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, "condemning white supremacy, racism, neo-Nazi ideals, and xenophobic principles as sin against God," as reported by Sojourners. The statement was released in the wake of recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, and elsewhere in the country. The statement, co-authored by Andover Newton Associate Professor of Christian Ethics M.T. Dávila, reads in part:

White supremacy and racism deny the dignity of each human being revealed through the Incarnation. The evil of white supremacy and racism must be brought face-to-face before the figure of Jesus Christ, who cannot be confined to any one culture or nationality. Through faith we proclaim that God the Creator is the origin of all human persons. In the words of Frederick Douglass, “Between the Christianity of this land and the Christianity of Christ, I recognize the widest possible difference.

The website Daily Theology has the full statement and list of signatories available to read.

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