The Post-Racial Church: A Biblical Framework for Multiethnic Reconciliation

Overview

In what has arguably been called
“post-racial America,” how is the church doing at actually being post- racial‌ Have churches laid aside assumptions and prejudices‌ How does the church today function in its role of reconciliation‌

In The Post-Racial Church,
Kenneth Mathews and Sydney Park present a scriptural framework for how the church ...

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Overview

In what has arguably been called
“post-racial America,” how is the church doing at actually being post- racial‌ Have churches laid aside assumptions and prejudices‌ How does the church today function in its role of reconciliation‌

In The Post-Racial Church,
Kenneth Mathews and Sydney Park present a scriptural framework for how the church ought to operate as a multiethnic culture. If the church is called to the work of reconciliation,

if the universal church is multiethnic,
and if every tribe and tongue will praise God together in the end, then shouldn’t individual churches reflect that truth today‌

In this book pastors will find biblical, philosophical, and practical reasons for challenging the local church to become a multiethnic congregation that joins together in worship of the God who calls each of us.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780825435867
  • Publisher: Kregel Publications
  • Publication date: 8/24/2011
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Kenneth Mathews (PhD, University of Michigan) is Professor of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School, Birming- ham, Alabama, where he has taught Old Testament Studies and Biblical Interpretation for twenty years. Mathews’s major publications include the original publication of a Dead Sea Scroll, The Leviticus Scroll,
a two- volume commentary on the book of
Genesis, and a preaching commentary on Leviticus. He is currently under- taking a commentary on Joshua.

. Sydney Park (PhD, University of
Aberdeen) is Assistant Professor of
Divinity at
Beeson Divinity School, Birmingham, Alabama where she teaches Biblical Interpretation and New Testament studies. She is the author of The Concept of Submission Within the Godhead and the
Church in Philippians: An Exegetical and
Theological Examination of the Concept of Submission in
Philippians 2 and 3
. Her interest in the biblical teaching of submission stems from the experiences of her cultural background as a
Korean- American, atheistic and feminist beliefs during her college years, and her ensuing post-conversion struggle to understand the countercultural notion of submission in Scripture.

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