Beyond Slavery: Overcoming Its Religious and Sexual Legacies by Bernadette J. Brooten, Jacqueline L. Hazelton

By Bernadette J. Brooten, Jacqueline L. Hazelton

In a usa that is still pushed by way of racial and cultural divisions, from the disproportionately excessive variety of incarcerated African american citizens to heartfelt disagreements over the genuine nature of marriage and the right kind position of religion in public coverage, the Feminist Sexual Ethics undertaking (from which this booklet originated) has pointed out an important nexus underlying those fiercest of arguments: The conjunction of faith, slavery, and sexuality.

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Even the intense public scrutiny in the clergy sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church has not resulted in adequate institutional reflection on the moral priorities of the hierarchy, and the Vatican continues to resist giving laypeople oversight over personnel or financial decisions. org/ (accessed September 26, 2009) and Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, http://www. org/ (accessed September 26, 2009). Pope Nicholas V, Romanus pontifex (January 8, 1455), papal bull granting King Alfonso V of Portugal the rights named above; and Pope Alexander VI, Inter caetera (May 3, 1493), papal bull granting Castille’s rulers and successors the same rights.

1057/9780230113893 - Beyond Slavery, Edited by Bernadette J. 1057/9780230113893 - Beyond Slavery, Edited by Bernadette J. 1057/9780230113893 - Beyond Slavery, Edited by Bernadette J. 1057/9780230113893 - Beyond Slavery, Edited by Bernadette J. 1057/9780230113893 - Beyond Slavery, Edited by Bernadette J. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromsoe - PalgraveConnect - 2011-03-08 This page intentionally left blank The Paradox of Silence and Display: Sexual Violation of Enslaved Women and Contemporary Contradictions in Black Female Sexuality Dorothy Roberts Introduction In 1994, twenty-four-year-old artist Kara Walker mounted her first exhibition of visual vignettes set in the antebellum South.

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