Bruce Ashford: A Helpful Series on the Anti-Gospel of the Alt-Right

At the SBC Annual Meeting earlier this month, messengers voted affirmatively on a resolution denouncing “alt-right white supremacy” in a nearly unanimous vote.

Many people might still have questions about what exactly the “alt-right” movement is and what it stands for.

Dr. Bruce Ashford, Provost, Dean of the Faulty, and Professor of Theology and Culture at Southeastern Seminary has written an incredibly helpful series of posts which explain what the “alt-right” movement is, and how evangelicals should respond to it.

An Evangelical Conservative’s Guide to the Alt-Right

An Introduction to Alt-Right Ideology

A Profile of 5 Alt-Right Leaders

A Response to FAQs about the Alt-Right

An Evaluation of the Alt-Right

Brent Aucoin – Christianity and Racism in America: The Story of Thomas Goode Jones

 

In a recent faculty lecture at Southeastern Seminary, Dr. Brent Aucoin tackled a difficult topic: The connection between Christianity and racism.

In his lecture, Dr. Aucoin told the story of two white Christians with differing racial viewpoints. One of these men, Thomas Goode Jones, was a Christian who promoted African Americans’ dignity and value. The other was Thomas Dixon, Jr., who was a Baptist pastor who popularized racism in the twentieth century through a series of novels.

If after watching the video above you are interested in learning more about Thomas Goode Jones, check out Dr. Aucoin’s book: Thomas Goode Jones: Race, Politics, and Justice in the New South.

Craig Bartholomew on Confronting Idolatry

Craig Bartholomew, Professor of Religion and Theology at Redeemer University, grew up in South Africa. In a luncheon at Southeastern Seminary, he addressed racism, ministry, preaching, and modernity. Dr. Bartholomew shared some of what he learned about racism and idolatry from his time growing up in South Africa, and applied it to American evangelicals.