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Race and secularism in America

Author: Jonathon Samuel Kahn; Vincent W Lloyd
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, [2016] ©2016
Series: Religion, culture, and public life.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology draws bold comparisons between secularist strategies to contain, privatize, and discipline religion and the treatment of racialized subjects by the American state. Specializing in history, literature, anthropology, theology, religious studies, and political theory, contributors expose secularism's prohibitive practices in all facets of American society and suggest opportunities for change.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathon Samuel Kahn; Vincent W Lloyd
ISBN: 9780231541275 0231541279 0231174918 9780231174916 023117490X 9780231174909
Language Note: In English.
OCLC Number: 944961014
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: White supremacy and black insurgency as political theology --
Secular compared to what? toward ad history of the trope of black sacred/secular fluidity --
Slaves, slavery, and the secular age : or, tales of haunted scholars, liberating prisons, exorcised divinities, and immanent devils --
"Welcome back to the living" " resurrections of Martin Luther King Jr. in a secular age --
Overlooking race and secularism in Muslim Philadelphia --
Two ways of looking at an Invisible Man : race, the secular, and Ralph Ellison's invisible theology --
Secular coloniality : the afterlife of religious and racial tropes --
Binding landscapes : securlarism, race, and the spatial modern --
James Baldwin and a theology of justice in a secular age.
Series Title: Religion, culture, and public life.
Responsibility: edited by Jonathon S. Kahn and Vincent W. Lloyd.

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Race and Secularism in America shows how conversations about race and secularism can be enriched by bringing the two together. This timeliness, coupled with the excellence of the contributors, makes Read more...

 
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