The Manna and the Stone

A Theological and Practical Journal of Bible Presbyterians

Tag: racism

Conversations – 4/21/2017

J. Gresham Machen

He was worth a hundred of his fellows who, as princes of the church, occupy easy places and play their church politics and trim their sails to every wind, who in their smug observance of the convictions of life and religion offend all honest and searching spirits. No forthright mind can live among them, neither the honest skeptic nor the honest dogmatist.
Pearl S. Buck

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Conversations – 4/7/2017

Todd Pruitt

Last week I posted a rather strong critique of the Truth’s Table podcast entitled “Gender Apartheid.” Those who have followed this blog know that I subsequently took the post down because of charges of racism that were being leveled against me. Yes, I chickened out. Those charges were wicked and untrue.

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Well Off Target: ‘Systemic Racism’ and the Human Heart

Note: This article is written in part to respond to the uncritical use of terms such as ‘systemic racism’ in popular Reformed theology forums.  It is my position that using extra-biblical terms leads us to define our problems in unbiblical ways.

We hear a lot these days about the problem of systemic racism. Brought to the fore of the American mindset by our recent presidential race, systemic racism is Continue reading