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James_Gale

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The Future of Anglicanism [in Britain] is African
« on: May 03, 2022, 09:05:14 PM »
I came across an article by British writer named Tomiwa Owolade. You all may find it interesting. Is (or will) something similar happen in the US?


Here’s a link to the article:  Link


Here’s the conclusion:


”In general, black British people are more than twice as likely to say religion is [color=rgb(27, 27, 27) !important]very important[/color][/size] to them. Most black British believers are Christian. Yet the centrality of Christianity to black British identity is hardly spoken about. Saka treasures his music record and his football. But on Instagram, his name is not Bukayo Saka but “God’s Child”.
Christianity can accommodate tension. It is both radical and conservative: it proclaims the downtrodden will inherit the earth and it praises life-long monogamy. It incorporates the puritanical fervour of Leviticus and the ravishing sensuality of the Song of Solomon. Its central figure is both a man who was abused and spat on and crucified, like a slave, but also a figure of transcendent divinity. What can be more beautifully Christian than the fact its future in the bosom of what was once the largest empire in the world is now being sustained by communities it once colonised?”

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Re: The Future of Anglicanism [in Britain] is African
« Reply #1 on: May 04, 2022, 06:14:09 AM »
It could also to be the same for American Lutheranism. Our future is African.

Peace, JOHN
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