Table of Contents for In the Image of God : Religion, Moral Values, and Our Heritage of Slavery


Introduction 1(18)
Part I From Religion to Slavery
Reinhold Niebuhr: An American Jeremiah
19(10)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
29(8)
Religion and American Culture
37(10)
The Other Zion: American Jews and the Meritocratic Experiment
47(16)
The Slave Trade and the Jews
63(10)
Jews and Blacks in America
73(22)
Part II Historians of Two Generations
The Rebel: C. Vann Woodward
95(13)
A Tribute to Woodward
108(2)
Southern Comfort: Eugene D. Genovese
110(13)
Part III Origins
At the Heart of Slavery
123(14)
Slaves in Islam
137(14)
A Big Business
151(14)
The Triumph of the Country
165(13)
The Labyrinth of Slavery
178(11)
The Significance of the Northwest Ordinance of 1787
189(16)
The Benefit of Slavery
205(12)
Capitalism, Abolitionism, and Hegemony
217(20)
Part IV The Violence of Slavery as Experienced
The White World of Frederick Douglass
237(11)
Life and Death in Slavery
248(12)
The Ends of Slavery
260(17)
White Wives and Slave Mothers
277(13)
Terror in Mississippi
290(17)
Part V From the Construction of Race to the American Dilemma and the Feminist Revolution
Constructing Race: A Reflection
307(16)
The Culmination of Racial Polarities and Prejudice
323(20)
The American Dilemma
343(16)
The Other Revolution
359(18)
Credits 377(4)
Index 381