While many in the privileged Western world are busy competing for oppression points from cartoons, hairstyles, and children’s books, this is a timely reminder of what real oppression looks like.
As has now become clear, Israel Folau lost his job as a professional athlete simply for paraphrasing a passage from the Bible. We know this is the case, since Miranda Devine subsequently reported in The Daily Telegraph, that Folau’s choice to post online would have been a problem, even if Folau had chosen to quote the Bible.
“Indeed, you seem to understand the Christian message better than many church leaders.”
“The men who are being persecuted and the churches that are being persecuted are asserting the supremacy of Jesus Christ over the church in a way that offends the government that wants to be supreme over the church.”
If your government doesn’t kneel before King Jesus, you will inevitably kneel before your government.
Because if implying there is something wrong with being white while denying the existence of light-skinned Jews isn’t enough to heal the nation of racism, suggesting all Middle Easterners look alike is sure to do the trick, right?
Robertson’s claims not only demonstrate the dangers of reading the Bible through the lens of Critical Race Theory, but they also show the importance of reading the Bible in context.
“Jesus was undoubtedly the greatest moral teacher in history,” Latham said.