Tuesday, September 10, 2013

95 Theses for Christian Racial & Ethnic Unity: #44

Sooner or later in the crucible of interracial encounter, whites are faced with facing the tragedy of race in the nakedness of a dark face.  What threatens to appear, if such an epiphany is not immediately banished by easy explanation, is “death,” a mini-apocalypse of whiteness that alone can confer the blindness through which, paradoxically, we begin to see.

James W. Perkinson, White Theology: Outing Supremacy in Modernity (New York: Palgrave, 2004), 198.

[Read the Introduction to 95 Theses for Christian Racial & Ethnic Unity here.]

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