ISSUES – Race and Religion


ISSUES – Race and Religion


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White Wash: For black Saints, forgetting the LDS Church’s racist heritage is easier said than done.
by Shane Johnson (Salt Lake City Weekly) (December 16, 2004)

Languages of the Bible
by Emily Monroy (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2004/January 2005)

On Biblical Norms and George W. Bush
by J. Douglas Allen-Taylor (The Berkeley Daily Planet) (November 19, 2004)

Review: The Passion of the Christ
by Emily Monroy (The Multiracial Activist) (July/August 2004)

We are one in the spirit
by Andrea Wright (The Beaumont Enterprise) (June 14, 2003)

Some blacks say Mormon Church must address racism
by Debbie Hummel (The Boston Globe) (June 6, 2003)

A Personal Commentary on Race, History, and Spirituality
by Michael J. Dahl (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (March/April 2002)

Yellow Fever and the AME Churches
by Frank W. Sweet (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (January/February 2002)

Yachad b’Shalom ~ Together in Peace
by Shira-Davida Goldberg-Rathell (The Multiracial Activist) (December 2001/January 2002)

Breaking The Color Line
by Rivka Gewirtz (The Jewish Week) (November 9, 2001)

The “Black” Intelligentsia and that Taliban Comment
by Charles Michael Byrd (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (November/December 2001)

Religion is Not the Enemy: Don’t look at bin Laden and see Islam.
by David F. Forte (National Review) (October 19, 2001)

It’s okay to call this black man ‘nutso’
by Mark Steyn (National Post) (August 7, 2001)

Church leaders join to cast out the demons of racism
by Linda Leicht (The Springfield News-Leader) (July 16, 2001)

Jewish With a Korean Face
by Adam Rosen (Jinn Magazine) (December 21, 2000)

Letters: We Are All Mixed Race
by Bill Taylor (The Birmingham News) (October 30, 2000)

Time to put interracial ban to rest
by Robert Buchanan (The Mobile Register) (September 11, 2000)

Science, Southern Style
by David N. Livingstone ( (September/October 2000)

“Good Intentions”
by Eleanora Hill (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (September/October 2000)

Race, Religion and Free Speech
by James A. Landrith, Jr. (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (September/October 2000)

Religion and “Race”-Consciousness
by Steve and Ruth White (INTERRACIAL VOICE) (September/October 2000)

Books & Culture Corner: In Praise of Miscegenation
by John Wilson ( (August 14, 2000)

Interracial couple finds a pastor
(Akron Beacon Journal/Associated Press) (July 17, 2000)

Wedding bells ring for interracial couple
by Rita Price (The Columbus Dispatch) (July 16, 2000)

Ohio pastor bans interracial wedding
(Philadelphia Daily News/Associated Press) (July 11, 2000)

Pastor Bars Interracial Marriage
(The Washington Post/Associated Press) (July 10, 2000)

Pastor shuts door on interracial couple
by Dennis M. Mahoney (The Columbus Dispatch) (July 8, 2000)

Testing the Faithful
by Kevin Sack (The New York Times) (June 4, 2000)

Religion Web Site of the Week: The Multiracial Activist
by Tim Funk (Fort Worth Star Telegram) (March 13, 2000)

Kein Platz f r Rassensch nder: Eine christliche Universit t” im amerikanischen Wahlkampf
by Armin Himmelrath (S ddeutsche Zeitung) (March 7, 2000)

Religion Website of the Week:
(Kentucky Herald-Leader) (March 4, 2000)

Religion Web site of the Week
by Tim Funk (The Charlotte Observer) (March 1, 2000)

False prophet
by Debra Dickerson (Salon) (January 6, 2000)

A Church of the Rainbow
by Jason Ukman (The Oregonian) (November 18, 1999)

Devoutly dividing us
by Phillip W.D. Martin (The Boston Globe) (November 7, 1999)

Tolerant Baha’is battle misconceptions
by Judy Tarjanyi (The Toledo Blade) (November 6, 1999)

Charismatic Christians try to heal racial divide
by Liz Szabo (The Virginian-Pilot) (September 29, 1999)

Inter-racial marriage: is it Biblical?
by Ken Ham (Answers in Genesis Ministries Internationsl) (June/August 1999)

All God’s Children
by Jon Bowen (Salon Magazine) (May 14, 1999)

Bob Jones University’s Interracial Ban Mentioned On Politically Incorrect
(Politically Incorrect) (May 5, 1999)

 Interview: James Landrith of The Multiracial Activist and wife Cheryl Gamble-Landrith on Morning Edition
by Philip Martin (National Public Radio) (April 15, 1999)

Churches join with common mission
by Margaret Moffett Bank (Greensboro News and Record) (March 21, 1999)

Sermons on Islam Anger Black Muslims
by Teresa Watanabe (Los Angeles Times) (March 11, 1999)

Christian group urges united fight against racism
by Bob Keeler (Seattle Times) (January 25, 1999)

How about interracial marriages?
(Bible Questions) 2, 1998)

Churchgoing hypocrites grumble about interracial dating
by Ken Garfield (Knight Ridder Newspapers) (November 12, 1998)

Letter to James Landrith Regarding Application for Admission to Bob Jones University
by Paul Achterberg (Bob Jones University) (October 20, 1998)

Flock of many colors
by David Crumm (Detroit Free Press) (September 13, 1998)

Letter to James Landrith Regarding Bob Jones University’s Ban on Interracial Dating
by Jonathan Pait (Bob Jones University) (August 31, 1998)

Answering the Charge of Racism
by David Patton (Dake Publishing) (May 1998)

Bulletin Insert – Interracial Marriage
by Hoyt W. Allen, Jr. (KYOWVA Evangelistic Association) (March 1998)

Farrakhan Meets the Press
(The Final Call) (May 20, 1997)

Mixed Messages: Getting Personal About Interracial Marriage
by Barbara Pement (Cornerstone) (May 9, 1997)

Interracial Marriage and the Bible
by Jacob Faturechi (March 5, 1997)

Al Hajj Malik El-Shabazz: Malcolm X
(The Institute of Islamic Information and Education) (July 22, 1996)

What a message to send as Easter Sunday nears
by Joe Murray (The Standard-Times) (April 3, 1996)

Church refuses to marry biracial couple
(The Associated Press) (April 4, 1996)

Biracial baby can remain in family plots
(Flambeau News) (March 28, 1996)

Race and Interracial Marriage: A Biblical Survey and Perspective
by Thomas M. Brown, Jr. (Creation Social Science & Humanities Quarterly) (Volume VII, No. 1)

Scott Ross, “Left-Wing Jesus Freak”
by The Blacklisted Journalist Al Aronowitz (Streets of the World) (1995)

The Vision of Racial Unity: America’s Most Challenging Issue
(National Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’is of the United States)

Islam, Mormans and Racism: A Comparison
by Tarik Abdul-Rahman

What does the Bible say about Interracial Marriages?
by Tom Brown

What the Bible Says About Interracial Dating
by Todd Strandberg

Interracial Marriage
by W. John Walsh (All About Mormons)

Chapter 10: Changing The Anti-Black Doctrine
by Jerald and Sandra Tanner (The Changing World of Mormonism)

The Muslim Program: Point Ten – Interracial Marriage and Race-Mixing Prohibition
(Nation of Islam)