Chris Rice

Chris Rice is co-director of the Center for Reconciliation at Duke Divinity School. He is author of Reconciling All Things, Grace Matters, and More Than Equals. His writes regularly at the blog Reconcilers with Chris Rice.

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Ooh! Is That Racism on Your Shoe?

by Chris Rice 07-26-2013

A straight-shooting white friend once commented that whenever blacks and whites are together it's like there's a "big pile of poop in the middle of the room" that everybody sees and smells but pretends isn't there.

The War, the Well, and the Wall: A Time to Break Silence

by Chris Rice 06-18-2010
We rarely slow down to create the sacred space needed to discern the "signs of the times" and who we are as Christians in this time of America.

The Burning Patience of Easter

by Chris Rice 04-05-2010

"We're not desperate."

Beyond 'Diversity': New Creation and a Mestizo Vision

by Chris Rice 12-01-2009
"Integration" and "diversity" do not express God's purpose for reconciliation deeply enough. What we need is a fresh paradigm that declares our new culture in Christ.

Holy, Muddy Ground

by Chris Rice 09-01-2002

Chris Rice, a former columnist for Sojourners, chronicles in Grace Matters: A True Story of Race, Friendship, and Faith in the Heart of the South his years living in Antioch...

The Virtue of Irrelevance

by Chris Rice 07-01-2001

Commemorating the life of Christian activist, magazine editor, and longtime friend of Sojourners John Alexander.

Is That Racism on Your Shoe?

by Chris Rice 11-01-2000

A straight-shooting white friend once commented that whenever blacks and whites are together it's like there's a "big pile of poop in the middle of the room..."

Losing Our Religion?

by Chris Rice 09-01-2000

My former college, one of the nation’s top-ranked schools, is considering banishing a highly respected national Christian group from campus for discriminatory practices.

What I Learned When I Opened My Mouth About Gay Rights

by Chris Rice 05-01-2000
Wherever self-censorship rules, a real debate is not taking place.

Only Jerks Allowed

by Chris Rice 03-01-2000
If those who know me really knew me, what would they think of me?

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