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

J. Russell Hawkins and Philip Luke Sinitiere


Building on the foundation laid by Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America (Oxford, 2000), this book offers an updated analysis of the complex entanglement of race and religion in American society. Taking into account cultural context and important changes over time, this volume questions the existence of a post-racial reality for religious congregations and spiritual interests. Although the pervasive and overt discrimination and segregation of yesterday’s Jim Crow era has passed, its residual presence lives on in subtler inflections of racial preferences and ... More

Keywords: race relations, Christianity, evangelicalism, Roman Catholics, multiracial congregations, multiracial churches, racial unity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199329502
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199329502.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Russell Hawkins, editor
John Wesley Honors College, Indiana Wesleyan University

Philip Luke Sinitiere, author
College of Biblical Studies

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