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A Restless Presence: Church Activism and “Post-Apartheid,” “Post-Racial” Challenges

Allan Boesak

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Focusing mainly on the South African context, this chapter discusses “church activism” while drawing distinctions between institutional churches and what Martin Luther King Jr. called “the church ... More


High School Students, the Catholic Church, and the Struggle for Black Inclusion and Citizenship in Rock Hill, South Carolina

Luci Vaden

in Contesting Post-Racialism: Conflicted Churches in the United States and South Africa

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462005
eISBN:
9781626745094
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462005.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In 1970, the United States’ Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered South Carolina school districts to end their dual public education systems. Rock Hill, South Carolina, a community thirty miles ... More


Introduction: Chicago: City of Destruction and Crucible of Black Power

Jeffrey Helgeson

in Crucibles of Black Empowerment: Chicago’s Neighborhood Politics from the New Deal to Harold Washington

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226130699
eISBN:
9780226130729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226130729.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter introduces the book by opening with the story of Reverend Addie Wyatt. Wyatt was a migrant who made it in Chicago by engaging in a long career of labor, community, and church-based ... More


Pastor–Diva–Citizen: The Reverend Dr. Brent Hawkes, Homonormative Melancholia, and the Limits of Celebrity

David K. Seitz

in A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter Two evaluates the public ministry of longtime pastor Rev. Dr. Brent Hawkes, focusing on police brutality and the state funeral of beloved progressive politician Jack Layton. While Hawkes’ ... More


“Why Are You Doing This?”: Desiring Queer Global Citizenship

David K. Seitz

in A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter Three maps out the stakes of desires for MCC Toronto and the UFMCC movement to go “global,” given Christianity’s colonial history. While an emphasis on “saving the world” threatens to repeat ... More


Repairing Bad Objects: Improper Citizenship in Queer Church

David K. Seitz

in A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The Introduction outlines the prospect of an “improper” queer citizenship. It points to a queer church (where queer damage is revisited) in a city hailed for its racial and sexual diversity as a key ... More


Too Diverse?: Race, Gender, and Affect in Church

David K. Seitz

in A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter One traces debates on race and gender church leadership, asking why racialized and radicalized leaders stay involved despite racist microaggressions and celebration of police. I argue that ... More


A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

David K. Seitz

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

David K. Seitz maps the affective dimensions of the politics of citizenship at one large LGBT church, focusing on debates on race and gender in religious leadership, activism around police–minority ... More


Conclusion: “You Just as Well Die with the Ague as with the Fever”

Betty Livingston Adams

in Black Women's Christian Activism: Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814745465
eISBN:
9781479880324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814745465.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion extends the arc of black women’s Christian activism into World War II as the fight against fascism transformed race, class, and gender into matters of national defense. This book has ... More


From Identity to Precarity: Asylum, State Violence, and Alternative Horizons for Improper Citizenship

David K. Seitz

in A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

Chapter Four engages with the everyday geographies of asylum-seekers who participate in the church refugee program. I argue that the imperative to “prove” LGBTQ identity renders asylum-seekers ... More


Loving an Unfinished World

David K. Seitz

in A House of Prayer for All People: Contesting Citizenship in a Queer Church

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781517902131
eISBN:
9781452958828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9781517902131.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The Conclusion reflects on the stakes of critiquing liberal politics/religion when the resurgence of cultural nationalism tempts some to embrace liberalism as a last best hope. I insist that learning ... More


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