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This American Moment: A Feminist Christian Realist Intervention

Caron E. Gentry


This American Moment focuses on the concept of anxiety politics by arguing that America is in crisis. Those who uphold or participate in racist and misogynist politics are threatened by changes to the status quo, such as the economic gains made by women and therefore respond with reactivity and defensiveness. This book examines first, the Black Lives Matter campaign as the latest disruption of the raced structures that define America and the anxious reactions that seek to protect and maintain the race structures; second, the particular economic, bodily, and reproductive health vulnerabilities ... More

Keywords: feminism, creativity, theology, anxiety, harm, Christian realism, racism, misogyny

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190901264
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190901264.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Caron E. Gentry, author
Lecturer, School of International Relations, University of St Andrews