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White Supremacy and American Christianity



The following books expose and analyze the marriage and persistence of white supremacy in American Christianity.


1. White Too Long: The Legacy of White Supremacy in American Christianity

An in depth look at racial attitudes among white Conservative Evangelicals, Liberal Mainline, and Roman Catholics. Racism is far from limited to the south and Evangelicals.


2.The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism

A sweeping survey of the American church, particularly Evangelicalism, and their compromise with, acceptance and propagation of white supremacy.


3. Unreconciled: From Racial Reconciliation to Racial Justice in Christian Evangelicalism

A solid and academic look at the "racial reconciliation" trend among white Evangelicals in the 90's. The author shows that while a vague notion of racial reconciliation was on the agenda, moving toward racial justice was not.


4. The Last Segregated Hour: The Memphis Kneel-Ins and the Campaign for Southern Church Desegregation

A look at the lesser known kneel-in movement to desegregate white churches in the south.


5. The Elusive Dream: The Power of Race in Interracial Churches

A sociologist looks at the racial power dynamics in an interracial and shows how white supremacy and preference dominate decisions and church politics.


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