Racism and Eucharist: ἐκκλησία as corpus verum / by The Wesley

For the final Race Talk this year Ryan spoke about the Church’s most potent response to racism: eucharist. He makes this claim by first describing two things about racism: (1) that racism’s roots are economic, and (2) it is a discipline of the flesh. Then he illumines two characteristics of eucharist: (1) that eucharist enacts an alternative economy to the one which underlies racism, and (2) it is a more truthful discipline of the flesh than racism. Listen and hear about the inequality