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Some ‘Christians’ can’t get past ‘curse of Ham’ falsehood

For centuries, there were those in Christian churches who taught that all people descending from Africa were under the 'curse of Ham' based on Genesis 9:25. Eventually, with the Civil Rights movement the truth about that scripture came to the forefront when theologians actually paid attention to the fact that Canaan, Ham's son, was the… Continue reading Some ‘Christians’ can’t get past ‘curse of Ham’ falsehood

Africa · Bible · Christianity · God · Ham (Noah's son) · religion

Black, but comely: positive impacts of Blacks in the Bible

The Bible is a wonderful book that shows the interactions among humans and God's interactions with man.  Although the word of God highlights Israel as God's centerpiece of mankind, it also points out that God doesn't play favorites based on race or ethnicity, desiring that all men have a relationship with him.  Many stories in the… Continue reading Black, but comely: positive impacts of Blacks in the Bible

Africa · Bible · God · Ham (Noah's son) · racism · religion

The curse of Ham

The story of how Noah's son Ham saw his father naked and Noah's curse which came as a result of the incident has for centuries been used to justify hatred for and oppression of black people.  Unfortunately, even in some Christian circles today, people of European descent have held on to this concept and have passed it on to their… Continue reading The curse of Ham