The Bible and Race in the USA: Dreaming of Ahistories

Morpheus from the Matrix, showing the red and blue pills.

In just a few short weeks, the American Academy of Religion (AAR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) will be holding their joint annual meeting. Recently, the AAR took up the tradition of bandying a theme; "Revolutionary Love." Elsewhere I've offered remarks on the issues it raises for the type of work that I … Continue reading The Bible and Race in the USA: Dreaming of Ahistories

The Bible, Race, and Indigeneity: A Response

Andie Alexander closes out our series on indigeneity–part of a conversation on “The Bible and Race in the USA.” See the rest of the discussion to explore other contexts and analyses.

Crazy Horse and Native American Spirituality

Madi Dodge examines the motivations involved in remembering indigenous pasts. Israel Dominguez offers a response. This is the third post in our series on indigeneity and part of a conversation on "The Bible and Race in the USA." Carved into the rock of the Black Hills of South Dakota, is one of the most popular and historical … Continue reading Crazy Horse and Native American Spirituality

The Pledge of Allegiance and Native Americans

Maya Aphornsuvan looks at the contestation over American patriotism in light of settler-colonial and Cold War history. Israel Dominguez offers a response. This is the second post in our series on indigeneity and part of a conversation on "The Bible and Race in the USA." "I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to … Continue reading The Pledge of Allegiance and Native Americans

Soft Territorialism in the Sioux and DAPL Conflict

Twila McAdams explores the sides, scripts, and stakes to the protest at Standing Rock. Israel Dominguez offers a response. This is the first post in our series on indigeneity and part of a conversation on "The Bible and Race in the USA." In a recent Huffington Post article, Georgianne Nienaber records that Native Americans from the … Continue reading Soft Territorialism in the Sioux and DAPL Conflict