Discussion of How Christians Can Put Their View of Racism into Action

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Discussion of How Christians Can Put Their View of Racism into Action

All of the Christian teachings on racism have originally started from the teachings of the scripture. It is because of this that Christians are aware that they have a responsibility to bring peace and reconciliation. However not all Christians take up this responsibility, maybe this is due to the fact that most people today go with the majority and rarely speak out as an individual.

Some people however have stood up for themselves and spoken out in an attempt to gain justice without using violent methods to prove their points, they are known as Christian Pacifists. There are many well-known Christian Pacifists, such as Martin
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The boycott came to an end on 20th December 1956.

For Martin Luther King, this was just the beginning of a succession of non-violent protests against the discrimination and prejudice of black people.

Desmond Tutu is an Anglican Archbishop in South Africa, and a Civil Rights Leader. He also responded to racism using pacifism.

One of Desmond Tutu's most famous quotes was: "I am puzzled about which Bible people are reading when they suggest religion and politics don't mix". He knew that God was political; this was because when God rescued the slaved from Egypt he led them to freedom in the Promised Land.

Politics have lead in the past to the rich getting richer and the poor getting poorer, and when this happened the prophet's spoke out, so Christians today should test government policies against Christian teaching.

Like Desmond Tutu, Trevor Huddleston also stated that Christianity was totally opposed to the system in South Africa: "Christina s are not only commanded to love. We are commanded to hate what is evil, and nothing is more evil than apartheid". Trevor Huddleston and Desmond Tutu had been friends ever since Desmond Tutu was a small child. Desmond Tutu was impressed by the way that Trevor Huddleston would life his hat up to his mother, as it was almost unheard of for a