Contrary to what is being claimed in some quarters, Critical Theory — the driving worldview behind the pervasive claim America is through and through a racist society ruled by “White Privilege” — is not consistent with the biblical understanding of reality.
The Bible does define racism as sin and tells us “there is neither Greek nor Jew, neither free or nor slave, there is no male or female, you are all one in Christ.” That’s about as complete an affirmation as I can imagine of the equality of the human race, without regard to skin color, nationality or any other factor.
But that’s about where the common ground ends. Don’t just take my word for it. Joseph Backholm of the Colson Center’s “What Would You Say” video series explains the three foundational differences between Critical Theory and the Bible. If you work on the Hill, this is a perspective you should hear, whether or not you agree with it: