History bears witness that white supremacy and Christianity in America are inextricably linked. White supremacy isn’t a fringe idea; it is the status quo. White evangelicals told on themselves because they chose to absolve their own guilt when the moment came to speak. Instead of defending the voiceless and the powerless, they sought to clear their own collective name.
Author: Sarah Lewis
Sarah Lewis earned her Master of Theology degree at the University of Glasgow, where she wrote her dissertation on White Supremacy, Evangelical Sexual Ethics, and the Degradation of Black Bodies. After attending the Witness’s Joy and Justice Conference in the Fall of 2019, she felt a fresh anointing upon her life and a new calling to pursue racial justice. She is now studying Justice, Peace-building, and Conflict Transformation at the Candler School of Theology as she earns her Master of Divinity degree.