Brad speaks to Dr. Miguel de la Torre about his new book, Resisting American Apartheid. They talk about how “Euro-Christianity” distorts faith. They talk about how becoming “un-American” might be the best way to save democracy. With unflinching analysis, De La Torre takes on authors revered in Christian theology, including Paul, Augustine, and heroes of the Reformation, aiming to uproot the ideological foundations of racism in Christianity. Following these through lines of oppression, he warns of a decline in democracy and rise in political violence—but equips us with the nonviolent ethical framework to resist this bleak future.
Thanks to Emma Hulbert for research assistance with this episode.
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