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Twilight of the God-Idols: Race, Religion, and the Life and Death of Whiteness in Contemporary America
White people die. Such a brash statement not only refers to an obvious physical death faced by humans across race, but is metaphoric commentary on literal shifting racial demographics in an increasingly diverse 21st Century ...
Gospel of Liberty: Antislavery and American Salvation
Americans understood and sought to solve the problem of slavery in terms strongly colored by understandings of religious conversion. In the early-eighteenth century, Great Awakening revivals fueled a new belief in the ...
The Ethics of Whiteness: Race, Religion, and Social Transformation in South Africa
The Ethics of Whiteness is an ethnographic study of progressive white Christians living in Johannesburg who sought to engage with histories of racism, contemporary racial inequality, and calls for racial redress. After ...
Enfleshing the Subject: Race and Religion in the Development of Subjectivity
The spate of police-involved shootings of African Americans since 2014 has spawned protests and speak-outs, direct actions and vigils. As names like Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Rekia Boyd, Aiyana Stanley-Jones, ...
The Apparatus of Christian Identity: Religious (Auto)Immunity, Political Theology, and the Making of the Racial World
This dissertation examines what I call “the apparatus of Christian Identity” as a vast and complex network of power relations historically assembled and reassembled around recurring processes of self-closure and self-opening. ...