The Real Face of God

The Real Face of God

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.

There were Black Slaveowners?

The First, and Last, Black Slaveowners Anthony Johnson Antonio the Negro was the name given to a brother from Angola captured and sold into slavery in Virginia in 1621. He was later freed and managed to become a quite successful tobacco farmer. At this point, he’d...