Chapter 7. A Political Theology of Race (On Racial Southafricanization)

  1. David Theo Goldberg

Published Online: 18 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304695.ch7

The Threat of Race: Reflections on Racial Neoliberalism

The Threat of Race: Reflections on Racial Neoliberalism

How to Cite

Goldberg, D. T. (2008) A Political Theology of Race (On Racial Southafricanization), in The Threat of Race: Reflections on Racial Neoliberalism, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304695.ch7

Author Information

  1. University of California, Humanities Research Institute, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631219675

Online ISBN: 9781444304695

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Keywords:

  • political theology of race;
  • race as political theology;
  • missionaries and messianic spirit;
  • restraint and restriction led by cultural condescension and control;
  • god, glitter, and racial governmentality;
  • Anglo-Boer War - fought over control of source of gold and capital investment;
  • Natal colonial administration and Boer landowners;
  • ruling theology;
  • Afrikaner Broederbond (Brotherhood) to debate Afrikaner policy and political commitment;
  • State apartheid and counter-conversions and apartheid's afterlife

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • In the Mix

  • Race as Political Theology

  • Missionaries and the Messianic Spirit

  • God, Glitter, and Racial Governmentality

  • Ruling Theology

  • Counter-Conversions

  • Yesterday's Tomorrow: Apartheid's Afterlife

  • Bibliography