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White Theology

Outing Supremacy in Modernity

  • Authors
  • James¬†W.¬†Perkinson

Part of the Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice book series (BRWT)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction

    1. James W. Perkinson
      Pages 1-5
  3. White Privilege and Black Power

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-8
    2. James W. Perkinson
      Pages 9-20
    3. James W. Perkinson
      Pages 21-47
  4. History, Consciousness, and Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-50
    2. James W. Perkinson
      Pages 87-114
    3. James W. Perkinson
      Pages 115-148
  5. Presumption, Initiation, and Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 149-150
    2. James W. Perkinson
      Pages 151-184
    3. James W. Perkinson
      Pages 185-216
    4. James W. Perkinson
      Pages 217-248
    5. James W. Perkinson
      Pages 249-250
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 251-276

About this book

Introduction

White Theology re-examines white race privilege throughout history and its relationship to black theology. James W. Perkinson articulates a white theology of responsibility responding to the claims of James Cone (and other black scholars) that serious engagement with history and culture must be at the heart of any American projection of integrity or "salvation" in the modern period. Perkinson interweaves autobiography and postcolonial analysis, history, and phenomenology to explore white supremacy and the future of religious studies. This is an essential and groundbreaking book for courses in religious studies, African American studies, and theology.

Keywords

consciousness crisis race solidarity theology

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