Thirty-four scholars from the fields of History, Religious Studies, Sociology, Anthropology, and more investigate the complex interdependencies of religion and race from pre-Columbian origins to the present.
In The Oxford Handbook of Religion and Race in American History, thirty-six scholars investigate the complex interdependencies of religion and race through American history. The volume covers the religious experience, social realities, theologies, and sociologies of racialized groups in American religious history, as well as the ways that religion contributed to and challenged their racialization.
Table of Contents
Introduction, Kathryn Gin Lum and Paul Harvey PART ONE: THEORETICAL AND TOPICAL OVERVIEWS Section I: Terms and Theories 1. Merinda Simmons, Identifying "Race" and "Religion" 2. Jessica Delgado and Kelsey Moss, Race and Religion in the Early Modern Iberian Atlantic 3. Sylvester Johnson, Religion, Race, and American Empire 4. Elizabeth Jemison, Gendering the History of Race and Religion 5. Monica Mercado, Religion, Race, and Sexuality 6. Lerone Martin, Religion, Race, and Popular Culture 7. Michael Altman, Orientalism in 19th-Century America Section II: Religious Traditions and Popular Culture 8. Sarah Ruble, American Missionaries and Race 9. Patrick Mason, Mormonism and Race 10. Mike Pasquier, Catholicism and Race 11. Jodi Eichler-Levine, American Judaism and Race 12. Juliane Hammer, Islam and Race in American History 13. Adeana McNicholl, Religion, Race, and Buddhism 14. Anthony Pinn, Religion, Race, and Humanism 15. David Stowe, Religion and Race in American Music 16. Rachel Lindsey, Documentary Photography and the Visual Politics of Race and Religion 17. Judith Weisenfeld, Race, Religion, and Documentary Film 18. Jeffrey Scholes, Religion, Race, and Sports PART TWO: FROM THE COLONIES TO THE PRESENT Section III: Colonial Destructions and Creations 19. Linford Fisher, Native Religions in Early America 20. Jason Young, African and African American Religions in the Early Americas 21. Rebecca Goetz, Religion and Race in the Greater South, 1500-1800 22. Richard Bailey, Puritans and Race 23. Jennifer Graber, Religion and Racial Violence in the Nineteenth Century 24. Emily Clark, African American Religions in the 19th Century 25. Jennifer Thigpen, Race, Religion, and Gender in Hawaii and the Pacific Islands Section IV: Immigration, Pluralism, and Civil Rights 26. Anne Blankenship, Asian American Religions from Chinese Exclusion to 1965 27. Khyati Joshi, South Asian Religions in Contemporary America 28. Suzanne Smith, African American Religious Identities in the Twentieth Century 29. Carolyn Dupont, White Protestants and the Civil Rights Movement 30. Kerry Pimblott, Black Theologies 31. Angela Tarango, Native American Religions in the Twentieth Century 32. Arlene Sanchez-Walsh, Latinos/as Religious Identities in the Twentieth Century 33. Grace Yukich, Religion, Race, and Immigration in Contemporary America 34. Melissa Borja, Migration and Modern Religious Pluralism