Southern Baptist Convention
SOURCE: The New Republic
How the Southern Baptist Sex Abuse Revelations are Rooted in the Denomination's Racism
by Audrey Clare Farley
White evangelicals need to come to grips with the way that institutional racism gives rise to sexual abuse.
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
For Black Americans, Spaces of Sanctuary have been a Matter of Survival
by Alicia K. Jackson
"In reality, much of African American history is the story of Americans creating their own sense of sanctuary in a land that often seems antithetical to their presence and their needs."
SOURCE: The Lily
Southern Baptist Leaders Called Kamala Harris a ‘Jezebel.’ That’s not just Insulting, it’s Dangerous, Experts Say
Religious Studies scholar Jessica Johnson says that the "Jezebel" trope used against Harris connects suspicion of women's power, old southern stereotypes of Black women as morally deficient, and present-day White Christian Nationalism.
SOURCE: The Way of Improvement
Will the Debate over Critical Race Theory Divide the Southern Baptist Convention?
by John Fea
The Southern Baptist Convention faces a split over some leaders' insistence that the academic theories of intersectionality and critical race theory are contrary to scripture.
SOURCE: The New York Times
Is the White Church Inherently Racist? [review]
Ph.D. candidate in history Jemar Tisby reviews "White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity."
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