The color of compromise: the truth about the American church's complicity in racism 9780310597278, 9780199730414, 0310597277

In August of 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, calling on all Americ

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Table of contents :
Foreword / by Lecrae --
The color of compromise --
Making race in the colonial era --
Understanding liberty in the age of revolution and revival --
Institutionalizing race in the Antebellum era --
Defending slavery at the onset of the Civil War --
Reconstructing white supremacy in the Jim Crow era --
Remembering the complicity in the North --
Compromising with racism during the civil rights movement --
Organizing the religious right at the end of the twentieth century --
Reconsidering racial reconciliation in the age of Black Lives Matter --
The fierce urgency of now --
Conclusion : be strong and courageous.

The color of compromise: the truth about the American church's complicity in racism
 9780310597278, 9780199730414, 0310597277

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