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Contesting post-racialism : conflicted churches in the United States and South Africa

R. Drew Smith 1956- editor.


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  • Title:
    Contesting post-racialism : conflicted churches in the United States and South Africa
  • Author: R. Drew Smith 1956- editor.
  • Description: A restless presence : church activism and "post-apartheid," "post-racial" challenges / Shape-shifting : cultural hauntings, contested post-racialism, and black theological imagination / High school students, the Catholic Church, and the struggle for black inclusion and citizenship in Rock Hill, South Carolina / Christian youth activism and South African black ecclesiology / White theology amidst white rhetoric on violence / "They must have a different God than our God" : towards a lived theology of black churchwomen during the United States civil rights movement / Church youth activism and political and economic constraints in "post-racial" South Africa / Black South African Christian response to afrophobia in contemporary South Africa / Collisions between racism and the truth of the cross / Pursuing American racial justice and a politically and theologically informed black church praxis / In defense of "Christian activism" : the case of Allan Boesak / Legitimacy : the praxis of consensing and consenting in the contested post-racial democratic discourse in South Africa / In search of a transforming public theology : drinking from the wells of black theology / Whither transcendence? Framing the contours of transatlantic black unity in contested post-racialized times / Contextuality of black experience and contributions to a wider debate /
    This title contains some chapters based on papers presented at the 2011 Transatlantic Roundtable on Religion and Race (TRRR) conference at University of South Africa, and at the 2012 TRRR conference at University of London, Birkbeck College.
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Publisher: Jackson, Mississippi : University Press of Mississippi
  • Format: 1 online resource (266 p.).
  • Subjects: Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity; Church and social problems -- South Africa; Church and social problems -- United States; Post-racialism; South Africa -- Race relations; United States -- Race relations; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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