Becoming The Anti-Racist Church

Becoming The Anti-Racist Church

by Joseph Barndt


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780800664602
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 03/01/2011
Series: Prisms Series
Pages: 232
Sales rank: 691,248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction: Eleven O'Clock Sunday Morning 1

Setting the Biblical Context: Reclaiming an Anti-Racist Gospel 11

Part I The Past: Racism and Resisting Racism in Church History 23

A Tale of Two Churches 27

Racism in United States Church History 37

Resisting Racism in United States Church History 51

Racism and Resisting Racism in the Post-Civil Rights Church 67

Part II The Present: Racism in the Church Today 83

Race, Prejudice, and Power in the Church 87

Captive Christians in a Captive Church 101

Institutionalized Racism in the Church 115

Cultural Racism and the Multicultural Church 133

Part III The Future: Shaping an Anti-Racist Church 145

God's Call to Become an Anti-Racist Church 153

Getting It Done: The Organizing Task 169

Institutionalizing Anti-Racism in the Church 185

Notes 201

Additional Resources 207

Index 215

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