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Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical's Inside View of White Christianity

2 Ratings: 4.0
A book by Edward Gilbreath

Despite political strides toward racial reconciliation since 1964, many blacks feel that nothing has really changed since Jim Crow days. Some also worry that the church—which should be leading efforts in racial reconciliation—is one of the … see full wiki

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Author: Edward Gilbreath
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
Publisher: IVP Books
2 reviews about Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical's...
review by . July 23, 2008
Everyone views the world along an angle of vision that affects both how he interprets the world and lives within it. That angle of vision itself is formed by, among other things, time and place and creed and culture, not to mention the postmodern troika of race, sex, and class. To understand why a person interprets the world the way he does, then, we must begin by understanding the person.    Edward Gilbreath is editor at large for Christianity Today and editor of Today's Christian. …
review by . July 08, 2007
Edward Gilbreath, in the spirit of David Anderson, has written a powerful and priceless book on reconciliation in Evangelical circles--or the sad, disappointing lack thereof. Writing with openness and candor, Gilbreath shares his own experiences in Evangelicalism and the process and progress of his journey. He then narrates the wider Evangelical scene historically and today, especially in para-church and church life. His book combines hope and realism, human action and trust in God's direction. …
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