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This chapter explores how the power of conversion operates in the journey of worldview transformation, facilitating movement from a critical awareness of race and white privilege to taking responsibility for and transforming the unjust realities racism creates. Accordingly, this chapter has two main sections: one focused on deeper understandings of conversion, and the second exploring means of taking responsibility for reality as it is, in order to gain traction on the journey toward racial justice. This understanding of conversion is necessary when salvation is understood to have this-worldly, concrete, material effects, to be brought about by transformations in the lives of those experiencing oppression and those complicit with oppressing.


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