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Acknowledgments

I am obliged to enough people for enough reasons for the research and production of this book that another chapter would be warranted. First, thanks go to the students and colleagues at Escola Superior de Teologia (EST) and O Instituto Ecumênico de Pós Graduacão em São Leopoldo who taught me much over the past eight years, especially the members of the grupo identidade, who shared with me the road to identifying the bankrupt practice of categorizing human beings into races and using that concept to divide people and hoard power and wealth. I also owe a special thanks to the institution itself and its director, Lothar Hoch. In 1999 he invited me to renew my contract at EST with an alteration that would give me a reduced teaching load so as to allow me to dedicate 50 percent of my time to research and administrative tasks on the subject of Negritude na Bíblia e na Igreja—blackness

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments ix
  • 1: Talking About Race 1
  • 2: Race and Religion 21
  • 3: Race and the Bible 29
  • Notes 59
  • Bibliography 69
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