Tag: tolerance

On Race & Intolerance

As a Christian, I take seriously the Biblical concept that all men are descended from an original couple, Adam and Eve. Consequently, we are all part of the same family genetically. Sin is what divides people. We tend to cluster around those who are more like us and develop suspicions toward those who are different in physical appearance. Talk of racism always bothers me because I don’t really believe in racial classifications. From the Biblical point of view, there is… Read more »

Needed: Backbone

I know we are a nation of religious liberty. That means the government cannot tell any of us how to worship. I not only accept that, but I believe it’s the best way to handle this issue. Biblically, civil government has no authority to tell us what to think or believe. This is the proper understanding of “separation of church and state” [words that come from a Jefferson letter and not found in the Constitution, by the way]. But just… Read more »