In this episode of TGC Q&A, we continue in our series “Gen Z’s Questions About Christianity.” Thaddeus Williams answers four challenging questions on social justice and politics.

He addresses:

  • Defining and avoiding “The Newman Effect” (0:00)
  • Giving others the benefit of the doubt (4:10)
  • John Perkins and his approach to racial justice (5:30)
  • Similarities and differences between social and biblical justice (7:50)
  • Is critical race theory (CRT) biblical? (14:30)
  • Engaging politics without siding with a political party (23:50)
  • Thinking critically, submitting to Christ’s authority (29:30)

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For more of Thaddeus Williams’s reflections on social justice and politics, check out TGC’s new book, Before You Lose Your Faith: Deconstructing Doubt in the Church, where Thaddeus contributed a chapter titled, “Social Justice: Breakup or Breakthrough?” Available now in the TGC Store.