Rovni před Bohem: evangelikální barvoslepost a neoliberální governmentalita


The essay is concerned with the examination of white evangelical discourse surrounding the institutional application of findings emerging from the comprehensive academic project of Critical Race Theory. The outrage and resentment that was unleashed, especially toward a thesis about systemic racism seeping through different layers of society and its administrative settings resulting in a socioeconomic disadvantage of ethnic minorities, is conceived from a Foucauldian perspective of religiously legitimated and disciplined, neoliberal governmentality. This presented argument supported by public statements of the Southern Baptist Convention and other evangelical activists, proposes evangelical individualistic theology and morality, in addition to disciplinary techniques of "responsibilization" as the underlining habitual reasons behind anti-structuralist attitudes of evangelical Christians toward racism.

Klíčová slova:
bílí evangelikálové; kritická rasová teorie; disciplinování těla; barvoslepost; neoliberální governmentalita; osobní zodpovědnost


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