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Essay | Baldwin's View of Christianity

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Baldwin's View of Christianity.
This section contains 766 words
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Baldwin's View of Christianity

Summary: Essay discusses James Baldwin's view on the Christian church as well as his work "The Fire Next Time."
In The Fire Next Time, James Baldwin addressed the problem of racism that existed in the early 1960s. He gives very powerful accounts of his life growing up in Harlem in the 1930s and 40s. Throughout the book he gives accounts of how whites, blacks, Christians, and Muslims all can be blamed for the racial tensions that existed in the early 1960s. While Baldwin spends much of the criticism on whites, Christians, and Jews, and their inability to give up their hold on the political, financial, and religions power of the country, he also holds the Black and Muslim communities responsible for not working harder to make things better. Baldwin does not feel that the Whites are totally accountable for the racial situation that exists in the US at the time he wrote the book, but he does feel that they have the most to give...

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This section contains 766 words
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