Christian Privilege and the Promotion of “Secular” and Not-So “Secular” Mainline Christianity in Public Schooling and in the Larger Society

  title={Christian Privilege and the Promotion of “Secular” and Not-So “Secular” Mainline Christianity in Public Schooling and in the Larger Society},
  author={Warren J. Blumenfeld},
  journal={Equity \& Excellence in Education},
  pages={195 - 210}
Using the conceptual organizers of Young's (1990) “faces of oppression,” and Hardiman and Jackson's (1997) “levels of oppression,” this essay investigates the concept of domination and subordination, Christian privilege, and the subtle and not-so subtle promotion of Christianity in public schooling and in the larger United States society. The author explores a number of areas related to Christian privilege and religious oppression, and provides a historical foundation to illustrate the roots… Expand
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