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 The Racial Reconciliation Movement

Kathleen Garces-Foley

in Crossing the Ethnic Divide: The Multiethnic Church on a Mission

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195311082
eISBN:
9780199785322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311082.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines the theological foundations of the racial reconciliation movement, which has played an important role in Evergreen's development. After discussing the biblical basis of racial ... More


 The Reconciliation Generation

Kathleen Garces-Foley

in Crossing the Ethnic Divide: The Multiethnic Church on a Mission

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195311082
eISBN:
9780199785322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311082.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the role young adults are playing in the push toward multiethnic churches and the converging factors — both secular and religious — that have contributed to their diversity. ... More


Open Friendship in a Closed Society: Mission Mississippi and a Theology of Friendship

Peter Slade

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195372625
eISBN:
9780199871728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372625.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Mission Mississippi—the largest sustained ecumenical racial reconciliation initiative in the United States today—claims that it is “Changing Mississippi one relationship at a time.” In Open ... More


One. Politics in the Present-Past

Lawrie Balfour

in Democracy's Reconstruction: Thinking Politically with W.E.B. Du Bois

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195377293
eISBN:
9780199893768
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377293.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the controversy sparked by the Virginia General Assembly's introduction of a joint resolution on January 10, 2007, atoning for Virginia's part in the ... More


Jesus as the Great Physician: Pentecostal Native North Americans within the Assemblies of God and New Understandings of Pentecostal Healing

Angela Tarango

in Global Pentecostal and Charismatic Healing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195393408
eISBN:
9780199894390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393408.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

By the 1920s, when the Assemblies of God began its Home Missions, centuries of colonization and missionaries had wrecked traditional Native American life. North American Native Pentecostals entered a ... More


The Emergence of Multiracial Congregations (1940–2000)

Curtiss Paul DeYoung

in United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152159
eISBN:
9780199849659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152159.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Howard Thurman, who played a significant role in racial reconciliation in the United States during the period between the 1940s and the 1970s, was included in the group of African American religious ... More


Atonement and Forgiveness: A New Model for Black Reparations

Roy Brooks

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239418
eISBN:
9780520939738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239418.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This book reframes one of the most important, controversial, and misunderstood issues of our time in this far-reaching reassessment of the growing debate on black reparation. It shifts the focus of ... More


The Atonement Model

Roy L. Brooks

in Atonement and Forgiveness: A New Model for Black Reparations

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239418
eISBN:
9780520939738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239418.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Racial reconciliation must be the primary purpose of slave redress. When Americans accept the idea of slave redress, they welcome the belief that people must go back in time and place to right a ... More


The Sword of Truth in a Sea of Lies: The Theology of Hate

Michael Jessup

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on how hate organizations theologically frame race and ethnicity, and provides a biblical response to hate theology. In particular, it describes white hate groups, examining ... More


Conclusion: Politics and Lived Religion

Lydia Bean

in The Politics of Evangelical Identity: Local Churches and Partisan Divides in the United States and Canada

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161303
eISBN:
9781400852611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161303.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

This concluding chapter discusses how the Christian Right is no longer the only public voice speaking for American evangelicals. Since 2004, alternative leaders and advocacy groups have stepped out ... More


Developing Multicultural Competency

J. Derek McNeil and Carlos Pozzi

in This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195310566
eISBN:
9780199851072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310566.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the greater knowledge in multicultural competency that has been gained over the years and the ideas that are still being explored. It also describes the need for greater ... More


“Not the Church’s Advantages, But the City’s Disadvantages”: Wrestling with the Past at Second Presbyterian Church

Stephen R. Haynes

in The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195395051
eISBN:
9780199979288
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395051.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter explores the history of Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis after the kneel-in crisis that engulfed the church in the mid-1960s. Its focus is the ways the church has acknowledged and ... More


Racial Fakery and the Next Postracial: Reconciliation in the Age of Dolezal

Matthew Pratt Guterl

in Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a Nation: Beyond Law and Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479844630
eISBN:
9781479828210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844630.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

The first chapter acknowledges that structures matter. Matthew Pratt Guterl discusses the practice of racial passing in the supposed post-racial age, dwelling on what it tells us about structures—and ... More


Weaponized Empathy: Emotion and the Limits of Racial Reconciliation in Policing

Naomi Murakawa

in Racial Reconciliation and the Healing of a Nation: Beyond Law and Rights

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479844630
eISBN:
9781479828210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479844630.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter traces the history of calls for “racial reconciliation” in policing and, in so doing, identifies the potential pitfalls of current reform efforts. New proposals for “racial ... More


And One Was a Priest: The Life and Times of Duncan M. Gray Jr.

Araminta Stone Johnston

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604738285
eISBN:
9781604738292
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604738285.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The story of the civil rights movement is not simply the history of its major players but is also the stories of a host of lesser-known individuals whose actions were essential to the movement’s ... More


One Mississippi, Two Mississippi: Methodists, Murder, and the Struggle for Racial Justice in Neshoba County

Carol V. R. George

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190231088
eISBN:
9780190231118
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231088.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

What can the small Mt. Zion Methodist Church in rural Mississippi teach us about the American Dilemma over race? Quite a lot, it turns out. Founded by Reconstruction Methodists in 1879, Mt. Zion ... More


American Moors and the Barbaresque

Jacob Rama Berman

in American Arabesque: Arabs and Islam in the Nineteenth Century Imaginary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814789506
eISBN:
9780814789513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814789506.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the representation of Arabs, Islam, and Arabo-Islamic culture in early twentieth-century black uplift discourses. These representations are hardly consistent and often speak ... More


. “In the World but Not of It”: Agency and Social Engagement

Jennie Chapman

in Plotting Apocalypse: Reading, Agency, and Identity in the Left Behind Series

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781617039034
eISBN:
9781621039891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039034.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on the place of evangelicals in the contemporary social world, through an examination of their representation in Left Behind. It finds that although the evangelical characters ... More


Addressing Unfinished Business: The Philadelphia Coalition

Carol V. R. George

in One Mississippi, Two Mississippi: Methodists, Murder, and the Struggle for Racial Justice in Neshoba County

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190231088
eISBN:
9780190231118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190231088.003.0017
Subject:
History, History of Religion

By the fortieth anniversary of the civil rights murders, Mt. Zion Church was supported by new organizations that supported its witness. In June 2004, a triracial community group, the Philadelphia ... More


Introduction

J. Russell Hawkins and Phillip Luke Sinitiere

in Christians and the Color Line: Race and Religion after Divided by Faith

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199329502
eISBN:
9780199369362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329502.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This introduction briefly outlines the contemporary evangelical concern with racial diversity and justice and attributes part of this newfound interest to Michael Emerson and Christian Smith’s book, ... More


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