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Christology and Whiteness : what would Jesus do?

Author: George Yancy
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
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This text explores Christology through the lens of whiteness, addressing whiteness as a site of privilege and power within the specific context of Christology. It asks whether or not Jesus' life and  Read more...

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Named Person: Jesus Christ; Jesus Christ.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Yancy
ISBN: 9780415699976 0415699975 9780415699983 0415699983 9780203106129 0203106121
OCLC Number: 746838369
Description: xvi, 224 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : framing the problem / George Yancy --
What Jesus wouldn't do : a white theologian engages whiteness / Karen Teel --
Grotesque un/knowing of suffering : a white Christian response / Laurie M. CAssidy --
Jesus must needs go through Samaria : disestablishing the mountains of race and the hegemony of whiteness / Cheryl Townsend Gilkes --
The Black church and whiteness : looking for Jesus in strange paces / Moni McIntyre --
What would Zacchaeus do? the case for disidentifying with Jesus / Jennifer Harvey --
Is Christ white? racism and Christology / Rosemary Radford Ruether --
When a white man-god is the truth and the way for black Christians / Raci C. West --
Who belongs to Christ? / Josiah U. Young III --
Upstart Messiahs, renegade Saritans, and temple exorcisms : what can Jesus' peasant resistance movement in first-century Palestine teach us about confronting "color-blind" whiteness today? / james W. Perkinson --
Jesus, Whiteness, and the disinherited / William David Hart --
Looking like me? : Jesus images, Christology, and the limitations fo theological blackness / Anthony B. Pinn --
The (black) Jesus of Detroit : reflections on black power and the (white) American Christ / M Shawn Copeland --
The mimesis of salvation and dissimilitude in the scandalous gospel of Jesus / Victor Anderson.
Responsibility: edited by George Yancy.
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'How was Whiteness born? How did it acquire its sense of righteousness and divinity so as to become the invisible and global measure of "Man"? This collection answers these questions by exploring Read more...

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