32nd of 2015.

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The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race // Willie James Jennings.

It is no small feat to unveil, with vigor and virtue, the provocative yet comprehensive theological development of whiteness as the supercessionist engine; Jennings has masterfully done so. With poetic craft and acute tact, Jennings unearths the scandal of colonialism and Christian mission: the boogieman of Christian imagination. Yet, like all hopeful theologians driven by the passion of God’s mission, Jennings revitalizes the Church’s high calling and identity: life together.

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