Facing Racism: A Vision of the Intercultural Community Churchwide Antiracism Policy

Title

Facing Racism: A Vision of the Intercultural Community Churchwide Antiracism Policy

Description

This is the new churchwide anti-racism policy of the Presbyterian Church (USA) submitted for approval at the 222nd General Assembly (2016). 21 pages (with blank pages at end for Notes).

Statements include:
The Bible insistently reveals that God loves diversity and justice.
God's purpose for us: The Intercultural Community
Racism is the opposite of what God intends for humanity.
Racism is nurtured and sustained by systemic power.
The spiritual dimension of racism requires a spiritual solution.

Concepts include: Contemporary Racism; White Supremacy; Systemic Racism; Internalized Oppression; Addiction and Privilege;

Subject

Anti-racism

Creator

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

Publisher

Presbyterian Mission Agency

Date

May 2016

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Citation

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), “Facing Racism: A Vision of the Intercultural Community Churchwide Antiracism Policy,” Anti-Racism Digital Library, accessed August 4, 2020, https://sacred.omeka.net/items/show/49.