This is the first of two essays discussing Critical Race Theory. This article discusses Delgado and Stefancic’s discussion on “nationalism,” followed by a brief discussion of “white privilege.”
Capitalism and the Industrial Revolution have been demonized as unredeemable evils. The argument is simple: capitalism has increased poverty.
One of the greatest social scientists credits John Calvin for the rise of capitalism and, by extension, modern Western culture itself. That is quite an influence and quite a tribute to Calvin.
How engaged should Christians be in the realms of cultural and social issues, of poverty and oppression? Could good intentions produce negative results and ultimately harm someone’s good?