"Liberating Reformed Theology: A South African Contribution to the Ecumenical Debate" by John W. de Gruchy

Monday, 27 Aug 2007

The liberating Word of justification and the liberating Word of justice are thus brought together in Jesus Christ in such a way that while they are not confused, neither are they separated.
Like a bad dream, the ideology that produced a separation of races in South Africa (i.e., apartheid) won't seem to go away. While advances are made, and the South African situation is much more complicated than the history of African-Americans, there is still a long way to go for a democratic South Africa. Not only ought evangelicals to be concerned about this issue because it touches the very pro-life ethic which makes us so outraged at the continuing horror of abortion, but because, as in our own experience with the Native Americans and African-Americans, the ...

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