The concentric circles of love are then gradually expanded, but the beginning lessons are never abandoned.
There is no reason to think God rips up this plan after death.
Yancey’s view of Martin Luther King Jr., was also marked by his upbringing, and he dismissed King as someone who preached a social gospel and was a problem.
Decades later, though, Yancey came to see King in a new way: as a Christian activist who, through his nonviolent approach, was willing to persevere in the face of jail time, beatings, and even defeat.
Kennedy’s assassination, it’s difficult to imagine publically cheering his death.
But "fools rush in where angels fear to tread." More seriously, sometimes a taste can whet the appetite for more complete consumption later on, and perhaps these samples will at least suggest ways to think about the subject. Fortunately, we have some solid data to build on: divine revelation.
I think God wants us to use our reason and also our imagination (for why should we neglect any God-given faculty) to explore the treasure of tantalizing hints in Scripture.
Second, people have various levels of understanding when it comes to privilege.
Some are completely unaware of privilege because it can be difficult to see.
Recognizing the centuries-old mistreatment of minority groups, how should Christians respond to racism?