Biblical and Theological Studies Faculty Presentations

Document Type

Conference Presentation

Event Date



Evangelical Theological Society's 2017 Annual Meeting


Providence, RI


In this paper, Dr. Owens attempts to demonstrate that the biblical texts that correlate demonic activity with human institutions (particularly Psalm 82) allow institutional racism to be viewed as an aspect of spiritual warfare and Paul’s discussion of the “armor of God” in Ephesians 6:10-17 provides a biblical means of addressing that social problem.



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