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White Theology: Outing Supremacy in Modernity (Black Religion/Womanist Thought/Social Justice)

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White Theology re-examines white race privilege throughout history and its relationship to black theology. James W. Perkinson articulates a white theology of responsibility responding to the claims of James Cone (and other black scholars) that serious engagement with history and culture must be at the heart of any American projection of integrity or "salvation" in the mode ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published December 3rd 2004 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published December 1st 2004)
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Cathy
This is supposed to be a white response to James Cone's Black Theology of Liberation -- but I don't think it gets there. I'm sure Perkinson did a TON of work to put this book together, but it's written in such long, confusing sentences steeped in theology that I don't yet understand! Even now as I take a second go at it, I find myself lost rather than steeped in thought about what an anti-racist white theology might look like.
Paul Deane
Loved concept. If there is black theology, Latino theology, theology of the oppressed, feminist theology; why do whites think that European male theology is "Theology"? Evidently, Perkinson is the first to write about this seriously.

On the other hand, this was almost unreadable. Written for academic theologians with a hard to understand stream of consciousness style.

Hope he or someone writes book for general public.
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