Frequently when they attacked me for being involved in politics, I used to say, I wish I knew which Bible they were reading!
Because the Bible I read was quite clear: God revealed God to the children of
, not in a sanctuary, but by carrying out a political act – freeing a bunch of slaves. Israel
Nothing could be more political. And yet it was also deeply religious.
They then realized that the God who does this kind of thing must be a God who cares, who is biased in favor of the weak, the oppressed, the marginalized.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu,
in an interview in Publishers Weekly,