Black Christians and Donald Trump

Although Donald Trump has had success connecting with white evangelicals, Amanda Robbins (Elizabethtown College '17)  looks at the disconnect between Donald Trump and black Christian voters. This is the second issue in our second volume on the Bible and Race in the USA. You can see the first volume here. The world is watching as the United States presidential … Continue reading Black Christians and Donald Trump

Nat Turner: Black Moses of America

Marlee Schwalm (Elizabethtown College '18) studies Nat Turner's 19th century realization of the Moses tradition as recorded in Thomas Gray's Confessions. This is the first issue in our second volume on the Bible and Race in the USA. You can see the first volume here. Nat Turner was born a slave in Virginia in 1800. Nat … Continue reading Nat Turner: Black Moses of America

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