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Kopelson, "Faithful Bodies" - LAW AND RELIGION FORUM
Next month, New York University Press will publish Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic by Heather Miyano Kopelson (University of Alabama). The publisher’s description follows. In the seventeenth-century English Atlantic, religious beliefs and practices played a central role in creating racial identity. English Protestantism provided a vocabulary and structure to describe and maintain …