Beyond Racial Gridlock: Embracing Mutual Responsibility by George Yancey

By George Yancey

Christians have struggled with racial matters for hundreds of years, and sometimes inadvertently give a contribution to the matter. Many proposed options were precious, yet those in simple terms take us thus far. including to this complicated state of affairs is the truth that Christians of alternative races see the problems differently.

Sociologist George Yancey surveys various techniques to racial therapeutic that Christians have used and provides a brand new version for relocating ahead. the 1st a part of the publication analyzes 4 secular versions relating to race utilized by Christians (colorblindness, Anglo-conformity, multiculturalism and white accountability) and exhibits how each one has its personal benefits and boundaries. half bargains a brand new "mutual accountability" version, which recognizes that either majority and minority cultures have their very own demanding situations, trends, and sins to repent of, and that folks of other races method racial reconciliation and justice in differing yet complementary ways.

Yancey's imaginative and prescient bargains wish that folks of all races can stroll jointly on a shared path--not as adversaries, yet as partners.

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