Author:Colin Kidd


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The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000

By: Colin Kidd

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Cambridge University Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018588

ISBN: 0521793246

Condition: Brand New

This book revolutionises our understanding of race. Building upon the insight that races are products of culture rather than biology, Colin Kidd demonstrates that the Bible - the key text in Western culture - has left a vivid imprint on modern racial theories and prejudices. Fixing his attention on the changing relationship between race and theology in the Protestant Atlantic world between 1600 and 2000 Kidd shows that, while the Bible itself is colour-blind, its interpreters have imported racial significance into the scriptures. Kidd's study probes the theological anxieties which lurked behin... View more info