Chapter 19. Race and Ethnicity

  1. Philip Goff Director Professor
  1. Roberto R. Treviño Associate Professor

Published Online: 16 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324082.ch19

The Blackwell Companion to Religion in America

The Blackwell Companion to Religion in America

How to Cite

Treviño, R. R. (2010) Race and Ethnicity, in The Blackwell Companion to Religion in America (ed P. Goff), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324082.ch19

Editor Information

  1. Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis, USA

Author Information

  1. University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169363

Online ISBN: 9781444324082

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Keywords:

  • race and ethnicity, vortex of change shaping US society - altering religious landscape after World War II;
  • race, ethnicity, and religion in Post-World War II America, 1945–1950s;
  • race, ethnicity, and religion - in Civil Rights Era, 1950s–1970s;
  • theology of blackness, finding expression among African American Muslims;
  • self-chosen alienation from America - African Americans, not to vote, registering for draft or paying homage to American flag;
  • the black civil rights movement - planting seeds and opening doors, affecting writings of American religious history;
  • white historians and their awareness - Chicano student demands for culturally relevant curricula at universities;
  • evangelical Protestantism - Pentecostalism, proving attractive to Latinos;
  • Latinos, ethno-religious solidarity and resistance to oppression - hallmarks of two pioneering efforts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Religion in Post-World War II America, 1945–1950s

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Religion in the Civil Rights Era, 1950s–1970s

  • Race, Ethnicity, and Religion and the Newest Immigration, 1960s–2000s

  • Conclusion

  • Bibliography