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Interrupting White Privilege: Catholic Theologians Break the Silence Laurie M. Cassidy

Interrupting White Privilege: Catholic Theologians Break the Silence

Laurie M. Cassidy

Published April 20th 2007
ISBN : 9781570757006
Paperback
194 pages
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More than twenty-five years have passed since the publication in 1979 of Brothers and Sisters to Us, the U.S. Bishops statement against racism, and during this time white Catholic theologians have remained relatively silent on this topic. In thisMoreMore than twenty-five years have passed since the publication in 1979 of Brothers and Sisters to Us, the U.S. Bishops statement against racism, and during this time white Catholic theologians have remained relatively silent on this topic. In this hard-hitting study, prominent Roman Catholic theologians address white priviletge and the way it contributes to racism. They maintain that systems of white privilege are a significant factor in maintaining evil systems of racism in our country and that most white theologians and ethicists remain ignorant of their negative impact.