The Truth about Racism

Its Origins, Legacy, and How God Wants Us to Deal with It

by Dr. Philip G. Asante



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 2/27/2014

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 164
ISBN : 9781490826073
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 164
ISBN : 9781490826066
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 164
ISBN : 9781490826080

About the Book

Dr. Asante uncovers the truth about racism in this revealing and compelling book. He explains where racist ideology has come from, and the reasons why some people are racist, by exploring the contributions from both Christianity and the theory of Evolution. Learn how the Bible was deliberately misinterpreted and abused in order to justify slavery, segregation, colonialism, and apartheid. Better understand what legacy these institutions have left on people. Discover how Darwin’s theory of evolution led to the construction of the concept of different “races” and the resultant development of racial superiority and inferiority, based solely on skin coloration. This is a well-written and well-researched book that truly dissects the distressing and often uncomfortable subject of racism. It tugs at the heart strings of humanity and cries out for unity. Some will find the book controversial and uncomfortable, while others will find it liberating and supportive. It will challenge your very conscience and offer a revealing look into the development of racism.

About the Author

Dr. Philip Gyang Asante has a PhD in Biblical Studies, a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy. Deeply passionate about ending racism, he believes that the Church, the body of Christ, has an obligation to speak up against what he calls “one of the most divisive issues on the planet.” Dr. Asante is the son of a black African father and a white English mother, and he was oblivious to the issues of race until he attended high school. Having experienced a great deal of racism himself, he can relate to the emotions and the injustice that this evil construct produces. Dr. Asante has been happily married for the past twenty-five years to a beautiful wife; he is also very blessed to have two wonderful grown up children.