Allan Boesak on Apartheid & Empire - Word&Way

Allan Boesak on Apartheid & Empire

In episode 1 of the new Word&Way podcast Dangerous Dogma, Allan Boesak, a theologian and anti-apartheid activist, talks with Word&Way President Brian Kaylor about the heresies of apartheid, the threats of global inequality and authoritarianism, the dangers of empire under recent U.S. presidents, and the need to read and preach the Bible in anti-imperial ways. Boesak also discusses his book Comfort and Protest: The Apocalypse of John from a South African Perspective, and remarks he made in November 2020 about Barack Obama’s new memoir and Jeremiah Wright.

Note: A bonus segment from Boesak is available for paid subscribers of the Word&Way e-newsletter A Public Witness.

Screengrab of Allan Boesak delivering his critique of Barack Obama in November 2020.