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Faith & Justice: White Guilt and Christian Salvation
September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
Faith & Justice Committee, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
In my Backyard: Faith and Current Events Speaker Series
White Guilt and Christian Salvation: The Grace of Resilience for the Work of Resistance
Dr. Elizabeth O’Donnell Gandolfo
Earley Associate Professor of Catholic and Latin American Studies
Wake Forest University School of Divinity
Anti-racist activists and scholars have rightly identified the related problems of white fragility and white guilt as impediments to the urgent work of seeking racial justice, equity, and inclusion. The Christian tradition proclaims that God responds to human frailty and guilt with the gracious offer of salvation. How, then, might white Christians seeking to embody anti-racism imagine and experience the transformative grace of Christ in the face of their failings?
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