Joshua Mitchell on Identity Politics and the Stain of Inheritance after the Death of Religion
"Joshua's Mitchell's remarks on July 16, 2019 during the "Identity Politics vs. National Conservatism" panel at the 2019 National Conservatism Conference.
Mitchell considers the phenomenon of identity politics as a late-modern Protestant heresy. What happens to the historic Protestant emphasis on a guilt that can be expunged only through sacrifice when the churches lose faith in Jesus as the sacrifice for transgression? The substitution of a privileged class as the scapegoat who must bear society's sin so that everyone else can escape the stain of inherited guilt."
Second video in the main vein: How The Civil Rights Great Awakening Created the Religion that Denies It's a Religion , by Paul VanderKlay