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Handout from Forum 1 on Anti-racism, Presbyterian Women of the Synod Summer Conference, Chapman University July 2016. Contents include: brief definitions of racism and anti-racism, including distinctions between the new and the old forms of both;…

Two handouts from the Workshop on Anti-racism, Presbyterian Women of the Synod Summer Conference, Chapman University July 2016. Contents include: A working definition of 'anti-racism,' a vocabulary based on identity in Christ, and an invitation to…

CSR 36-3 Paris and Schoon.pdf
This qualitative study analyzes how evangelical college students make meaning of whiteness, and how they develop identities that promote anti-racism. After being exposed to anti-racist ideas in the classroom, students described whiteness as…

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This is a review of three books by three different Bible scholars often referred to as the Duke theologians: . Kameron Carter's Race: A Theological Account (Oxford University Press, 2008); the Ameri­can Academy of Religion's Award for Excellence in…

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World Youth Day, celebrated from July 26th and 31st, 2016 is an international celebration organized by the Catholic Church and this year it brought an estimated 3 million pilgrims to Krakow, Poland. An important part of this celebration is the…

This is a part of the Living Like They Believe series from Faith and Leadership (Duke University): 4 visual poems (videos) with accompanying lesson plans for participants and the facilitator, and the ways four ordinary people live out their Christian…

Knowing your people entails developing a robust vocabulary and historical understanding of race, gender and other identity markers -- and these resources will help, writes Alaina Kleinbeck, the director of the Duke Youth Academy. Includes a list of…

Williams discusses the color-blind theory of race. “The color-blind theory refers to racial neutrality. According to this view, the color of one’s skin does not matter because we live in a post-racial society—that is, a society that has moved beyond…

This is the abridged revision of Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself: U.S. Catholic Bishops Speak Against Racism.

Initially issued by the Committee on African American
Catholics in 2001, as a compilation of more than three dozen articles by bishops…

The author first examines the growing phenomenon of multiple religious belonging by outlining the theology of religions known as “inclusive pluralism” which serves as its theological underpinning. Next he offers a composite sketch of multiple…

William Wilberforce is remembered today mainly for his long Parliamentary campaign for the abolition of the slave-trade. He took up the cause of Africa and the West Indian slaves in 1786, and the Act of Parliament for Abolition finally received the…

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A young girl carries a sign of why she marches (2017 Women's March, January)

DiscipleshipAndDiversityintheBible.pdf
Key Bible verses to guide Christian discipleship in a plural and multicultural society. Includes a reflection question for the EasterTide season (Paschal Time) as well as the Serenity Prayer by Reinhold Niebuhr.

On Scripture - The Bible produces weekly multimedia resources on a number of social issues that are a unique combination of Christian Scripture, video, and Bible commentary. Released in the week after the Charlottesville weekend white supremacy…

Kivel defines Christian hegemony as the everyday, systematic set of Christian values, individuals and institutions that dominate all aspects of US society. Nothing is unaffected.

This website is part of a larger project to help people recognize,…

EmbracingGodsDiversityFinalSBPWP.pdf
Language and images are powerful ways to practice anti-racism, bring social change, and dismantle racism. Yet, we continue to use color labels such as "white people" "women of color" and "blacks.” This often perpetuates divisions and guilt rather…

In the Jim Crow era, an African-American newspaper owner - Nick Chiles - made a biblical case against racism.

Stephen Waldron in this short article discusses how "sometimes, [though,] our theological anti-racism is weaker than it should be because of a limited definition of what racism is. ... Racism isn’t mainly about hatred of others and separation between…

This is a shared Google doc listing of the resources contributed by members of the ATLANTIS Discussion List, in response to Megan Welsh's call for anti-racism books and information resources. Currently, Megan has the spreadsheet set so anyone with…

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White Silence is Violence. Silence is Broken. Heather Thum-Gerber describes her experience on June 11, 2020, when she joined the protesters gathered with Louisville Showing Up for Racial Justice (LSURJ) to end white silence on the topic of racism.…

A joint statement by the Alliance of Baptists* as well as a document of resources compiled by Sarah Sophie Flicker and Alyssa Klein, "intended to serve as a resource to white people and parents to deepen our antiracism work." * The organizations are:…