Youve probably heard of racism described as Americas Original Sin. Now you also know that original sin is a specifically theological term (look again, if you need to, at Article 2 of the Augsburg Confession). For this assignment, read the statement linked below and assess it. To whom is it addressed? What does it seek to accomplish? Do you find it effective in that? You may praise the statement, critique it, or identify strengths and weaknesses, but the objective of this assignment is to practice reading texts as they are intended by the author. This requires special attention to detail and careful re-reading, to be sure that you have understood.
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