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The color of Christ : the Son of God & the saga of race in America / Edward J. Blum, Paul Harvey.

Author/Creator:
Blum, Edward J.
Publication:
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
340 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Subjects:
Jesus Christ.
United States -- Church history.
Racism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Racism -- United States.
African Americans -- Religion.
Indians of North America -- Religion.
Contents:
Introduction: The holy face of race
I. Born across the sea
When Christ crossed the Atlantic
Revolutionary visions in colonial confines
From light to white in the early republic
II. Crucified and resurrected
Body battles in antebellum America
Christ in the camps
Nordic and nativist in an age of imperialism
III. Ascended and still ascending
The great commission in the Great Depression
Civil rights and the coloring of Christ
A deity in the digital age
Epilogue: Jesus jokes.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Harvey, Paul, 1961-
ISBN:
9780807835722
0807835722
OCLC:
778244919
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