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By Colin Kidd

This ebook revolutionises our knowing of race. construction upon the perception that races are items of tradition instead of biology, Colin Kidd demonstrates that the Bible - the major textual content in Western tradition - has left a brilliant imprint on glossy racial theories and prejudices. solving his cognizance at the altering courting among race and theology within the Protestant Atlantic international among 1600 and 2000 Kidd indicates that, whereas the Bible itself is colour-blind, its interpreters have imported racial importance into the scriptures. Kidd's examine probes the theological anxieties which lurked in the back of the convinced facade of of white racial supremacy within the age of empire and race slavery, in addition to the ways that racialist principles left their mark upon new varieties of religiosity. this can be crucial analyzing for somebody drawn to the histories of race or religion.

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