“Virginity is an important aspect of whiteness. It places a high emphasis on Mary’s virginity in direct correlation to the ideal female body being pristine and whole just as God intended. The Virgin Mary is the perfect model that fills the delicate pantyhose of religious purity.”
Erica Whitaker, Associate Director of BSK’s Institute for Black Church Studies, has recently written an article for Baptist News Global highlighting the theological implications of the Virgin Mary. Click here to read!