This American Moment: A Feminist Christian Realist Intervention

Caron E. Gentry is Senior Lecturer in the School of International Relations at the University of St. Andrews.Author: Caron E. Gentry

Oxford University Press (2018)

Table of Contents

Prologue: To Act with Mercy or Complicity?
Introduction: Why We Need (Feminist) Christian Realism Now More than Ever
Chapter 1: Love in Political Times
Chapter 2: Creatively Engaging the Political
Chapter 3: A House Divided Now in Flames
Chapter 4: The War on Women
Chapter 5: We Need to Talk About Fascism
Conclusion: Love Will Win

Why We Need (Feminist) Christian Realism Now More Than Ever

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“Othering happens when humans allow the differences seen in other people … to constitute an absolute, dehumanizing difference between self and Other. Anxiety thus creates in- and out- groups. …

“Anxiety is central to Reinhold Niebuhr’s Christian realism. . . .