February 5, 2008

Race, Racism, and the Biblical Narratives by Cain Hope Felder on Sale for .99 at Christianbook.com

35783: Race, Racism, and the Biblical Narratives Race, Racism, and the Biblical Narratives
By Augsburg Fortress

Felder’s important work clarifies the profound differences in racial attitudes in the biblical world and now. He shows processes at work in both testaments that reflect ancient ambiguity about what we call race. He uncovers misuses of the biblical text (such as the so-called curse of Ham) in subsequent interpretation and shows how the Bible has been used to trivialize African contributions and demean and enslave black people. Felder challenges scholars and church people alike to deeper and more honest engagement with the biblical text.

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Sherman Haywood Cox II

Sherman Haywood Cox II is the director of Soul Preaching. He holds the M.Div with an emphasis in Homiletics and a M.S. in Computer Science.

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