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Taking Hate Seriously, or, Countering Christian White Nationalism

by Camille Lewis Camille Kaminski Lewis is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Communication Studies at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. She holds a Ph.D. from Indiana University in Rhetorical Studies with a minor in American Studies. Her...

Cheap Grace: White Evangelicals and the Matter of Race

by William Trollinger There’s no getting around it. White evangelicalism has a race problem. And some white evangelicals are getting the message. So it is that some Westmont College students are agitating for the removal of the “white Jesus” in the campus...

White Supremacists, Fundamentalists, and the Ideology of Separation

by William Trollinger “Earth 2 – from Apollo 12” by Marc Van Nordenis licensed under CC BY 2.0 Once you “other” someone, then you can do anything to them. Rebecca Solnit is a wonderful writer, not just because she is masterful with words (and here I...

White Jesus at Westmont College: The Controversy

by William Trollinger Image of Jesus from the Nancy Voskuyl Prayer Chapel at Westmont College. Photo courtesy of The Horizon Last weekend Sue and I were at Westmont College (Montecito CA) for the 18th annual Conversation on the Liberal Arts. The theme of this year’s...