Register
A password will be e-mailed to you.

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST:


By Rob Shimshock

A speaker at a Christian college’s chapel told students that Jesus “benefited from inequality” because of his sex and nationality before saying white students “inherited a fault.”

“In some ways Jesus was very oppressed…but in a lot of ways, Jesus had a lot of power in his society,” said Dr. Christena Cleveland of the Duke Divinity School, while speaking at the Indiana Wesleyan University Chapel.

“Jesus was a man in his society and women didn’t have a lot of power,” the doctor said, before also suggesting Jesus gained power by being free and “not Roman but not Samaritan.”

“We talk about love … about how Jesus loved, but love cannot exist in the midst of inequality,” Cleveland stated.

“If you’re in this room and you identify as white, then you do benefit from that,” Cleveland said. “We live in a society where white people are accommodated while non-white people are alienated.”

The doctor cited a study in which two researchers sent resumes with different names to Boston and Chicago companies seeking employees and discovered that, all else equal, employers chose candidates with “White sounding” names (Emily and Greg) over those with “African-American names” (Jamal and Lakisha).

“You’re not inherently at fault but what you have done is inherited a fault,” Cleveland told the white students in the room.

Follow Rob Shimshock on Twitter
Send tips to rob@dailycallernewsfoundation.org.
Copyright 2017 Daily Caller News Foundation
Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact licensing@dailycallernewsfoundation.org.

WATCH TLR’S LATEST VIDEO:

 

One Response

  1. Lily Lee

    I cannot fathom how this garbage can be imagined, let alone spewed out and making it as news!

118 Shares
Share117
+11
Tweet
Pin
Share
Stumble