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The color of Christ

Edward J. Blum

The color of Christ

the Son of God and the saga of race in America

by Edward J. Blum

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion,
  • Indians of North America,
  • Church history,
  • African Americans,
  • Racism,
  • Christianity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementEdward J. Blum and Paul Harvey
    ContributionsHarvey, Paul, 1961-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR515 .B59 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25223394M
    ISBN 109780807835722
    LC Control Number2012004088

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Blum and Paul Harvey weave a tapestry of American dreams and visions--from witch hunts to web pages, Harlem to Hollywood, slave cabins to South Park, Mormon revelations to Indian reservations--to show how Americans remade the Son of God visually time and again into a sacred symbol of their greatest aspirations.

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In their new book, The Color of Christ, Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey explore how different groups have claimed Jesus as their own — and how depictions of. How is it that in America the image of Jesus Christ has been used both to justify the atrocities of white supremacy and to inspire the righteousness of civil rights crusades.

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The color of Christ still symbolizes America’s most combustible divisions, revealing the power and malleability of race and religion from colonial times to the presidency of Barack Obama.

Edward J. Blum, a professor at San Diego State University, is an award-winning author of several books on race, religion, politics, and culture in United. InThe Color of Christ, Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey weave a tapestry of American dreams and visions--from witch hunts to web pages, Harlem to Hollywood, slave cabins to South Park, Mormon revelations to Indian reservations--to show how Americans remade the Son of God visually time and again into a sacred symbol of their greatest aspirations.

With The Color of Christ, Edward J. Blum and Paul Harvey provide a fascinating history of Jesus as a racial powerbroker in is certainly not the first critical biography of an Americanized Son of God.

But it is the first to consider—in as comprehensive a way as possible—why Jesus became the “holy face” of whiteness by the mid-nineteenth century, a status routinely challenged. In The Color of Christ, User Review - jimocracy - LibraryThing. There were aspects of this book that were fascinating but others that were incorrect.

The author certainly had a bias and that showed through in the narrative. Read full review. LibraryThing Review User Review - jasoncomely 4/5(2). Revelation 4: describes God as a blend of colors and surrounded by a rainbow. The description of God in Revelation 4 agrees with John and 1 John where God is described as spirit and light.

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An illuminating study, for which we will long be indebted.” –Matthew Frye Jacobson, author of Whiteness of a Different Color: European Immigrants and the Alchemy of Race.

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Some envisioned a white Christ who would sanctify the exploitation of Native Americans and African Americans and bless imperial expansion. The Book of Mormon re-centers the story of Jesus on the Americas, and the faith, which was founded in the 19th century, also tells the story through a very American lens.