Scott Allen

Scott is president of the Disciple Nations Alliance.

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History repeats itself

Religion | Social justice advocacy in the evangelical church recalls the un-Biblical ideology of the social gospel movement
by Scott Allen
Posted 1/12/19, 11:08 am

Today’s social justice debate in the evangelical church feels eerily similar to the debate that led to division in the Protestant church in the early 20th century. Then, the debate didn’t center on social justice but the social gospel.

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Coates: Creative Commons/Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan/Sean Carter Photography, King: Associated Press

A tale of two worldviews

Race Issues | How Ta-Nehisi Coates is tearing down what Martin Luther King Jr. built up
by Scott Allen
Posted 2/10/18, 11:01 am

Booker T. Washington died in 1915, and for several decades afterward he was the most-quoted African-American leader. His autobiography, Up From Slavery, is still worth reading. I’ve referred to it 10 times in WORLD Magazine over the years, and we’ve listed it as one of the top 40 books of the 20th century.

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Associated Press/Photo by Steve Helber

Championing God’s transforming truths in a divided world

Race Issues | Christians are called to counter the toxic ideologies found within American culture
by Scott Allen
Posted 8/19/17, 02:03 pm

One week ago, a death in Charlottesville, Va., showed us the danger embedded in our current national divisiveness. We have great need for the transforming truth that the Bible brings to bear not just on personal questions but on how to live together in a providentially pluralistic country. 

Scott Allen, president of the Disciple Nations Alliance, has seen societies abroad wrecked when one group of humans considers itself superior, or more highly evolved, than another. 

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