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Religion, race, and COVID-19 : confronting White supremacy in the pandemic / edited by Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas ; with a foreword by Michael Eric Dyson.

Contributor(s): Floyd-Thomas, Stacey M, 1969- [editor.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Religion and social transformation: Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2022]Description: xxii, 284 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781479810192; 1479810193; 9781479810222; 1479810223Subject(s): Social conflict -- United States | Religion and sociology -- United States | COVID-19 (Disease) -- Social aspects -- United States | COVID-19 (Disease) -- Religious aspects | Racism -- United States | Discrimination -- United StatesLOC classification: HN90.S62 | R45 2022Bibliography, Etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction: The evidence of things not seen: the twin viruses of blind faith and color blindness / Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas -- "First natural, then spiritual": the context and contours of Black faith in the Covid-19 era / Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas -- Who's saving whom? Black millennials and the revivification of religious communities / Melanie C. Jones -- Live and let die: spirits of White Christian male defiance in the age of Covid-19 / Christopher M. Driscoll -- Where there are no answers: reflecting on theological claims in the age of Covid-19 / Anthony B. Pinn -- The Corons and American Indian genocide: weaponizing infectious disease as the continuation of a Eurochristian religious project / Tink Tinker (wazhazhe/ Osage nation) -- Love crafts countries: loving beyond the White divide-a story of blackness, Korea, and the transformative power on the Damascas Road / Blanche Bong Cook -- Insure domestic tranquility: the uncivil, un-Christian, and unconstitutional crisis in a Covid-19 era America / Miguel A. de la Torre / Deep in the heart of Texas: race, religion, and rights in the Covid-19 era / Juan M. Floyd-Thomas -- Dying laughing: comedic relief and redemption in the time of Covid-19 / Cona S. M. Marshall -- Toxic religion, toxic churches, and toxic policies: Evangelicals, "white blessing", and Covid-19 / David P. Gushee -- I know why the culture war stings: racial realities and political realignment in the "religious freedom" debate / Marla F. Frederick.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: The evidence of things not seen: the twin viruses of blind faith and color blindness / Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas -- "First natural, then spiritual": the context and contours of Black faith in the Covid-19 era / Stacey M. Floyd-Thomas -- Who's saving whom? Black millennials and the revivification of religious communities / Melanie C. Jones -- Live and let die: spirits of White Christian male defiance in the age of Covid-19 / Christopher M. Driscoll -- Where there are no answers: reflecting on theological claims in the age of Covid-19 / Anthony B. Pinn -- The Corons and American Indian genocide: weaponizing infectious disease as the continuation of a Eurochristian religious project / Tink Tinker (wazhazhe/ Osage nation) -- Love crafts countries: loving beyond the White divide-a story of blackness, Korea, and the transformative power on the Damascas Road / Blanche Bong Cook -- Insure domestic tranquility: the uncivil, un-Christian, and unconstitutional crisis in a Covid-19 era America / Miguel A. de la Torre / Deep in the heart of Texas: race, religion, and rights in the Covid-19 era / Juan M. Floyd-Thomas -- Dying laughing: comedic relief and redemption in the time of Covid-19 / Cona S. M. Marshall -- Toxic religion, toxic churches, and toxic policies: Evangelicals, "white blessing", and Covid-19 / David P. Gushee -- I know why the culture war stings: racial realities and political realignment in the "religious freedom" debate / Marla F. Frederick.

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