The Bush Was Blazing But Not Consumed: Developing a Multicultural Community Through Dialogue and Liturgy

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Best-selling author Eric Law shows how to work with the dynamics of diverse cultures to create a truly inclusive community.
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Overview

Best-selling author Eric Law shows how to work with the dynamics of diverse cultures to create a truly inclusive community.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827202221
  • Publisher: Christian Board of Publication
  • Publication date: 1/28/1996
  • Series: Preaching and Its Partners Series
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 511,109
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.38 (d)

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Eric H. F. Law, and Episcopalian priest, is the founder and executive director of the kaleidoscope Institute, the mission of which is to create inclusive and sustainable churches and communities. For more than 20 years, he has provided transformative and comprehensive training and resources for churches and ministries in all the major church denominations in the United States and Canada. He writes a weekly blog called The Sustainist: Spirituality for Sustainable Communities in a Networked World. Visit his blog at http://ehflaw.typepad.com/blog/

Eric H. F. Law, and Episcopalian priest, is the founder and executive director of the kaleidoscope Institute, the missio of which is to create inclusive and sustainable churches and communities. For more than 20 years, he has provided transformative and comprehensive training and resources for churches and ministries in all the major church denominations in the United States and Canada. He writes a weekly blog called The Sustainist: Spirituality for Sustainable Communities in a Networked World. Visit his blog at http://ehflaw.typepad.com/blog/

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 A Fire that Consumed: The 1992 Los Angeles Riots 1
Ch. 2 The Bush Was Blazing, But Not Consumed: In Search of God in the Fire 4
Ch. 3 Fire as Divine Judgment and Purification 13
Ch. 4 Obsession over the Unholy Fire 18
Ch. 5 The Golden Calf Syndrome 26
Ch. 6 Up and Down the Tower of Babel: Another Vision of a Multicultural Community 36
Ch. 7 Coming Down from Our Tower of Babel: Examining Our Ethnocentrism 46
Ch. 8 Tending the Burning Bush on Level Ground: Maintaining Ethnorelativism 61
Ch. 9 Today I Set Before You Life and Death... Choose Life! 74
Ch. 10 Lighting, Sanctifying, and Maintaining the Holy Fire Through Dialogue 80
Ch. 11 Differences in Communication Styles and the Dialogue Process 100
Ch. 12 Dialogue as Liturgy 112
Ch. 13 Liturgy as Dialogue 119
App. A An Intercultural Dialogue/Worship Service 127
App. B A Five-Session Intercultural Dialogue Program 135
App. C A Dialogue Process: Focusing on Differences in Communication Styles 154
App. D Techniques for Managing a Bilingual Gathering 158
App. E Teaching a Congregation to Sing A New Song 160
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