A Sin by Any Other Name: A Love Letter to the South by PDF

ISBN-10: 052557638X

ISBN-13: 9780525576389

A descendant of accomplice normal Robert E Lee chronicles his tale of transforming into up with the South's such a lot commemorated identify, and confronts the privilege, racism, and subversion of the Gospel that got here with it.

The Reverend Robert W. Lee used to be a little-known affiliate rector at a church in North Carolina until eventually the Charlottesville protests, whilst he went public together with his denunciation of white supremacy. His riveting speech on the 2017 MTV Awards bought him appearances on All issues thought of and The View. yet because the adulation poured in, so did the dying threats. Weeks later, Lee was once ousted from his church in North Carolina. Now he tells his tale.
     The Reverend Robert W. Lee's "memoir with a venture" exhibits what it used to be like transforming into up as a Lee within the South, together with an insider's view of the area of the white Christian majority. the writer, a professor at Appalachian nation college, describes the inculcated nostalgia for the misplaced reason, and his slow awakening to the cultural blindness and unstated assumptions of white supremacy which had, nearly with out him understanding it, distorted his values, even his Christian religion. Lee unearths in his personal story--which incorporates a cherished African-American nanny--all the weather of a bigger tale that keeps to spread in our time, the place assumptions approximately privilege, energy and place are nonetheless outlined by way of dermis colour. specifically, Lee will study what percentage White Christians within the South stay complicit in a tradition of racism and injustice.
     this can be a love letter to the South, from the South, through a Lee--but one who issues the way in which towards switch and renewal.

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