Contesting post-racialism : conflicted churches in the United States and South Africa (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Contesting post-racialism : conflicted churches in the United States and South Africa

Author: R Drew Smith; William Ackah; Anthony Reddie; Rothney S Tshaka
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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After the 2008 election and 2012 reelection of Barack Obama as US president and the 1994 election of Nelson Mandela as the first of several blacks to serve as South Africa's president, many within  Read more...

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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: R Drew Smith; William Ackah; Anthony Reddie; Rothney S Tshaka
ISBN: 9781628462005 1628462000 9781626745056 1626745056
OCLC Number: 1228528290
Notes: Includes index.
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.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 257 pages.)
Contents: A restless presence : church activism and "post-apartheid," "post-racial" challenges / Allan Boesak --
Shape-shifting : cultural hauntings, contested post-racialism, and black theological imagination / Walter Earl Fluker --
High school students, the Catholic Church, and the struggle for black inclusion and citizenship in Rock Hill, South Carolina / Luci Vaden --
Christian youth activism and South African black ecclesiology / Reggie Nel --
White theology amidst white rhetoric on violence / Cobus van Wyngaard --
"They must have a different God than our God" : towards a lived theology of black churchwomen during the United States civil rights movement / AnneMarie Mingo --
Church youth activism and political and economic constraints in "post-racial" South Africa / Chabo Freddy Pilusa --
Black South African Christian response to afrophobia in contemporary South Africa / Rothney S. Tshaka --
Collisions between racism and the truth of the cross / Leah Gaskin Fitchue and Ebony Joy Fitchue --
Pursuing American racial justice and a politically and theologically informed black church praxis / Forrest E. Harris Sr --
In defense of "Christian activism" : the case of Allan Boesak / Boitumelo Senokoane --
Legitimacy : the praxis of consensing and consenting in the contested post-racial democratic discourse in South Africa / Vuyani Vellem --
In search of a transforming public theology : drinking from the wells of black theology / Nico Koopman --
Whither transcendence? Framing the contours of transatlantic black unity in contested post-racialized times / William Ackah --
Contextuality of black experience and contributions to a wider debate / Anthony G. Reddie.
Responsibility: edited by R. Drew Smith, William Ackah, Anthony G. Reddie, Rothney S. Tshaka.

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