Interrupting White Privilege

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College Theology Society Book Award Winner

The U.S. bishops' conference issued its statement against racisim, Brothers and Sisters to Us, more than 35 years ago, yet white Catholic theologians have been relatively silent on the issue--until now. In this hard-hitting study, prominent Roman Catholic theologians address the issue of white privilege, maintaining that systems of white privilege are a significant factor in shaping the evil of racism in our country.

In addition to the original essays, Interrupting White Privilege includes study guide questions for each chapter as well as resources for further inquiry and action.

Contributors include Jon Nilson (Loyola Chicago), Mary Elizabeth Hobgood (Holy Cross), Barbara Hilkert Andolsen (Monmouth University), Charles Curran (Southern Methodist University), Roger Haight (Union Theological Seminary), Margaret Guider (Weston School of Theology), Margaret Pfeil (Notre Dame), and editors Laurie Cassidy and Alex Mikulich.

Laurie M. Cassidy is associate professor of religion at Marywood University, Scranton, PA. She is co-author (with Alex Mikulich and Margaret Pfeil) of The Scandal of White Complicity in U.S. Hyper-incarcertion: A Nonviolent Spirituality of Resistance (Palgrave-Macmillan 2013).

Alex Mikulich is assistant professor at the Jesuit Social Research Institute, Loyola University, New Orleans. He is co-author (with Laurie M. Cassidy and Margaret Pfeil) of The Scandal of White Complicity in U.S. Hyper-incarcertion: A Nonviolent Spirituality of Resistance (Palgrave-Macmillan 2013).

Book Details

Title:
Interrupting White Privilege
Subtitle:
Catholic Theologians Break the Silence
Author:
Laurie M. Cassidy
Co-Author:
Alex Mikulich
Includes:
Notes, study quesitons, bibliography, resources
Pages:
192
Binding:
Softcover
Provides a rich opportunity for communal healing. I strongly recommend it.
This volume is more than a collection of astute and challenging essays--it is a clear call to conversion.
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