Apparently even an economic egalitarian such as himself can't resist the temptation to invoke the privileges of rank, ownership and hierarchy.
The article is subtitled on the cover “What If White Christians Acted More Christian Than White?”
Does this raconteur in the coming months intend to run similarly titled essays referring to other ethnicities and demographics?
For example, “What If Black Christians Acted More Christian Than Black?”
For nowhere in the canon of Scripture and the corpus of systematic theology or Christian ethics can one find justification for looting beauty salons for hair care products or boxstore retailers for the latest electronics over a police action or jury verdict with which one happens to disagree.
Nor can one find justification in the divine revelation for an illegitimacy rate pushing nearly 75%.
And perhaps even more importantly, where in Christian tradition is it acceptable for these deadbeats to send their women out to work (if they even work at all) while these so-called men stand around all day drinking in allies or smoking pot in their basements?
Longterm unemployment the result of economic downturns might be one thing.
However, these urban vagrants don't even make an effort to forage for abandoned scrap metal or to use their ubiquitous smartphones to peddle second hand goods or small handcrafts through an assortment of social commerce venues.
By Frederick Meekins