When I watch white folks getting crazy and going nuts about gay rights, animal rights, and environmental rights, I can’t help but notice how they SKIP and HOP right over human rights for Black people. Black people are being murdered in the streets or left to die, not just in America, but around the globe. In most places, Black and brown together are under attack.
Bishop Turner notes that it would be better to be an atheist or pantheist than to worship a personal God who looks nothing like the persons worshiping him.
It’s this sentiment that eventually gave rise to the modern cliché “My God doesn’t have a color.” It wasn’t some scientific rationalism or Neo-Platonism. It was simply developed as a way to dance around what this God might look like.