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Let’s Get Real About Race – Two Very Timely Upcoming Online Seminars (Announcement)

It’s time to get real when we talk these days about race and racism. Ever since the murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis in the late spring of 2020 at the hands of police and the ensuing protests, mass calls for racial justice, and outbreaks of urban mayhem, much of the dominant public discourse has […]

Critical Race Theory

From Heathen to Sub-Human: A Genealogy of the Influence of the Decline of Religion on the Rise of Modern Racism, Part 3 (Oludamini Ogunnaike)

  The following is the third part of an article in three installments that initially appeared in July 2016 in Open Theology 2:2016 785-203.  It is republished here with the permission of the author.  The first installment can be accessed here, the second installment here. The Rise of Modern Racism in the Enlightenment  The Enlightenment […]

Critical Race Theory

From Heathen to Sub-Human – A Genealogy of the Influence of the Decline of Religion on the Rise of Modern Racism, Part 2 (Oludamini Ogunnaike)

  The following is the second part of an article in three installments that initially appeared in July 2016 in Open Theology 2:2016 785-203.  It is republished here with the permission of the author.  The first installment can be accessed here.   Ethnocentrism to Modern Racism A particularly interesting trend that occurred within or alongside […]

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From Heathen to Sub-Human – A Genealogy of the Influence of the Decline of Religion on the Rise of Modern Racism, Part 1 (Oludamini Ogunnaike)

The following is the first part of an article that appeared in July 2016 in Open Theology 2:2016 785-203.  It is republished here with the permission of the author.  The second and third installments will be published in the coming weeks. The medieval European world… knew the black man chiefly as a legend or occasional […]