Arrogance of Faith: Christianity and Race in America from the Colonial Era to the Twentieth Century

Forrest G. Wood, Author, Mark Robert Schneider, Author Northeastern University Press $16.95 (352p) ISBN 978-1-55553-096-9
This historical study shows how the Bible has been used to justify slavery and promote racial divisions in society. ``Christianity, contends Wood in this extensive, hard-hitting critique, played a fundamental role in shaping the white racism undergirding black slavery and made possible the near-extermination of the American Indian,'' said PW. (June)
Reviewed on: 06/01/2009
Release date: 06/01/2009
Genre: Religion
Hardcover - 517 pages - 978-0-394-57993-1
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