Tangled mix among race, religion, and politics
Written by Solomon Jones on January 19, 2016
WHEN I CONSIDER the link between race, religion and terror in America, my thoughts go well beyond the actions of Edward Archer, who told investigators he was acting “in the name of Islam” when he was caught on video shooting Philadelphia Police Officer Jesse Hartnett three times.
Dr. Frank James, president of Biblical Theological Seminary, said the conversations are necessary to move beyond the troubling history of the Christian church on race.
“We need to move forward and be engaged and ask honest questions,” James told me in an interview.
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