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Results for Racial Reconciliation

An Open Door For Change
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Yesterday's election represents a watershed moment in the life and history of our country. Yesterday's election represents a watershed moment in the life and history of ...

Cross-Cultural Intimacy Isn't 'Unrealistic' - It's My Reality
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>My mother is an immigrant from Korea who has worked as a janitor in a hospital and waitress in a Korean restaurant. My father is a white guy from a small town in Tennessee who has been a soldier and d ...

My Struggle with New Monasticism
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

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The New Monastics and Mosaic Leadership: Otra Voz
Originally Posted: 02/11/2013 - 1:15pm | Type: Blog

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Called or Drawn to 'The Abandoned Places of Empire'?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

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New Monastics and White Privilege
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

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Delegate Diversity
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

Most of the speeches at the Democratic National Convention were politically predictable; the same was true on the first night of the Republican National Convention. Most of the sp ...

Letting Reconciliation's Challenge Change Us
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

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More Baby Steps as We Crawl Toward Reconciliation
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

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Baby Steps as We Crawl Toward Reconciliation
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

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Reconciliation's Challenge for New Monastic Communities
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:17pm | Type: Blog

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It's a Start
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Donald W. Shriver Jr. Apologies for slavery must be followed by steps to justice. Between January 2007 and Mar ...

The Storm of Progress
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:31pm | Type: Magazine Article

Darren Hughes In early 1940, just months before he would die while fleeing the Gestapo in Spain, the Jew­ish-German literary critic Walter ...

Whose Earth is it Anyway?
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 8:37am | Type: Magazine Article

James H. Cone Why the environmental movement and the racial justice movement need each other. Until recently, ...

The Miracle on McLemore Avenue
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum The Southern soul - and community - of Stax Records. Satellite Records was launched 50 yea ...

Living Beyond Hatred
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:03am | Type: Magazine Article

Meg E. Cox John Perkins' pioneering ministry has shown that true racial reconciliation can only come with economic and political empo ...

A Secular or Sacred Witness?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth It is natural for people of faith to ally with secular organizations and approaches. We may even see the spirit of God in move ...

Happy 100th to the Holy Rollers!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Many pentecostals trace their spiritual heritage to the Azusa Street revival. April marked t ...

A Life Of Enduring Impact
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum For the next 54 years, Anne Braden was a solid citizen of 'the other America.' A ...

Not Drunk, Just Not Sober
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth At its best the church is an "innocence project" for ourselves and others. Sometimes we ...

From Fear to Truth
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Deanna Wylie Mayer America's first truth and reconciliation commission tries to bring healing to a divided community. ...

Creating the Beloved Community
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Charles Marsh An excerpt of the book: The Beloved Community John Perkins was an early leader i ...

The Tupelo Miracle
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 1:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum How faith and a newspaper transformed a Mississippi community. Increasingl ...

First in Truth
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Brian Bolton North Carolinians take pride in their " North Carolinians take pr ...

Going Forth From Egypt
Originally Posted: 07/27/2011 - 9:23am | Type: Magazine Article

Lloyd Wolf A remarkable program for black and Jewish teen-agers goes a long way toward busting stereotypes and fostering reconciliation. ...

Is That Racism on Your Shoe?
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 2:18pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice A straight-shooting white friend once commented that whenever blacks and whites are together it's like there's a &qu ...

Unforgiven
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Tony P. Hall Why we should apologize for slavery. June 19—the day 135 years ago when the last Americans held ...

Undoing Racism in Flint
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Margaret Williamson Michigan city turns dialogue into action. Five hundred community leaders in Flint, Michiga ...

Who Deserves a Second Chance?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Bellinger Ed Koch and Al Sharpton find common cause. In February 1999, I was present as my father and ot ...

Separate and Equal?
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 12:03pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice Are we only liberated from something or are we also liberated into something? If you ever despair, ...

The Grace to Endure
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ted Parks After James Byrd Jr. was brutally murdered by racists in jasper, Texas, the town did not explode. That wasn't an accident, ...

Exorcising an American Demon
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Racism is a principality. Racism is more than an expression of an individual attitude; ...

Hearts of Stone
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday room of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission burst open. The parents of Amy Biehl walk in, surrounded by reporters, micr ...

An Unrealized Dream
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:24am | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Rice Billy Graham and Martin Luther King: the road not traveled. One of the most instructive but littl ...

With the Eyes of Christ
Originally Posted: 01/07/2014 - 4:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joyce Hollyday "From now on, therefore, we regard no one from a human point of view....This is from God, who...has given us the mini ...

Evangelicals and Race
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 5:52am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Something new, real, and potentially very important is happening among several groups of white evangelicals. ...