Amazing Books by Academics Holding American Christianity Accountable

At times I even think that these authors represent a new class of individuals driving our theological conversation forward, even though they are mostly historians, sociologists, researchers, and journalists. Or prophets? — Read on http://www.davidrmorris.me/

Prof @AntheaButler on the MOVE Bombing, Penn Museum, Morton Cranium Collection and Racist Polygenesis Belief

Thread by @AntheaButler: So, yea, let me talk about how this story, connects to this other story of yesterday about the Penn Museum so you can see the broader picture at play here about race and... — Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1385021750451265538.html

‘Proud Boys’ burn Black Lives Matter signs at churches in Washington

WASHINGTON (RNS) — 'For me it was reminiscent of cross burnings,' said the Rev. Ianther M. Mills, pastor of a church whose Black Lives Matter sign was burned. — Read on religionnews.com/2020/12/13/proud-boys-burn-black-lives-matter-signs-at-churches-in-washington/ Trump & Barr's goons tear gassing clergy away from St. John's Episcopal Church on Lafayette Park across from the White House so he could …

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Southern Baptist seminary presidents nix critical race theory

(RNS) — The seminary presidents may be reacting to factions within Southern Baptist circles that have complained the denomination is drifting to the left. — Read on religionnews.com/2020/12/01/southern-baptist-seminary-presidents-nix-critical-race-theory/ The SBC seminary presidents’ rejection of critical race theory is a rejection of anyone who is not a cishet middle-class White male or who critiques White supremacist heteropatriarchy. …

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Resource Share: Racism Results from Protestant Heresies | @mako_nagasawa

Resource share: Systemic Racism results from Protestant heresies. European Protestants wanted to make quick money in a legal gray zone in the colonies. Slavery was illegal in England, legal in the colonies. Seizing land was illegal in England, but legal in the colonies...— Mako Nagasawa (@mako_nagasawa) June 23, 2020 ...on the basis of "being more …

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Police: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

WARNING: video contains expletives.... Also warning, if you care about being “offended” by the use of expletives on the John Oliver show more than being informed & horrified by the long-standing racism & police brutality that kills people like a George Floyd & Breonna Taylor at a rate of 1.5 people a day since 2015 …

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