Poor or rich, old or young, male or female, enslaved or free. Generations have drawn from the Bible that all humans are valuable because they are created in God’s image. Indeed, all humans are seen as ultimately part of the same family, beloved by God.
How did these ideas help combat racist scientific and theological claims of some of the most established voices in America?
“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.”