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Name  Christopher Bell
Role  Writer
Books  Soldiers Do Reason Why...

Christopher C. Bell
Full Name  Christopher C. Bell Jr.
Born  May 7, 1933 (age 82) (1933-05-07) Norfolk, Virginia
Nationality  United States of America
Known for  Author, Poet, Unitarian Universalist
Notable work  Lt. Williams on the Color Front, The Belief Factor and the White Superiority Syndrome, Soldiers Do Reason Why, The Black Clergy's Misguded Worship Leadership
Education  Boston University, Harvard University, Virginia State University

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Christopher C. Bell Jr. (born May 7, 1933) is an American writer, African American author, poet, and lecturer. Bell is best known for his controversial writings on racial issues in the Black church that cause the "White Superiority Syndrome" which is a term he coined. He's a founder of the Muslim American Veterans Association (MAVA).

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Christopher C. Bell Christopher C Bell Jr Biography

Life

Bell was born and raised in Campostella, a small suburb of Norfolk, Virginia. He is a retired Major of the U.S. Army. He co-founded the Muslim American Veterans Association in 1997 and later became a Unitarian Universalist and humanist. He retired in Clinton, Maryland, which is in Prince George's County.

Works

His first book Soldiers Do Reason Why . . . published Jan 19, 1998, is a book of poems he wrote when he was in the military.

His next book, Lt Williams on the Color Front published Jun 10, 2005, is a fiction story about a platoon leader in an all-white Army Infantry Regiment in Germany. This has some basis in his own life as he was a lieutenant in the 1950s.

The Belief Factor and the White Superiority Syndrome, published Jan 19, 1998, preceded his more recent book The Black Clergy's Misguided Worship Leadership, are both non-fiction books intended for African-American leaders to stop preaching the Biblical story of Jesus since Jesus is always depicted as white or light-skinned which is unhealthy to the black psyche, according to his theory.

In 2015, Xlibris published his autobiography, The Bits and Pieces That Make Me: A Campaigner for Secular Humanism.

References

Christopher C. Bell Wikipedia


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