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Reconciliation Blues A Black Evangelical"s Inside View of White Christianity by Edward Gilbreath

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Published by IVP Books .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Black Theology,
  • Evangelicalism,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Christian Life,
  • Religion - Socialissues,
  • Christian Life - Social Issues,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Christianity - History - Social Issues,
  • Christian Life - General,
  • Discrimination & Racism,
  • Christianity,
  • History,
  • Race relations,
  • Reconciliation,
  • Religious aspects,
  • United States,
  • Christianity - Christian Life - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8185544M
ISBN 100830833676
ISBN 109780830833672
OCLC/WorldCa71581600

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Reconciliation Blues is a worthy read for those who are seeking both understanding and progress. Read more. 4 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. J. Denton. out of 5 stars Challenging Book. Reviewed in the United States on Febru Verified Purchase/5(29).   Reconciliation Blues is a spellbinding first-person look into his world as he has navigated white evangelicalism. In the process, we are provided with both a powerful teaching tool and an eye-opening journey into what is white about American Christianity. People of all backgrounds will learn much by reading this engaging book.". Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. Are we truly united?In Reconciliation Blues journalist Edward Gilbreath gives an insightful, honest picture of both the history and the present state of racial reconciliation in evangelical churches. In his thoughtful overview he looks at a wide range of figures, such as Howard O Seller Rating: % positive. RECONCILIATION BLUES: A BLACK EVANGELICAL'S INSIDE VIEW OF WHITE CHRISTIANITY By Edward Gilbreath - Hardcover *Excellent Condition*. A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. Seller Rating: % positive.

Edward Gilbreath's Reconciliation Blues isn't the type of book I'd normally tear off the shelf and breeze through in a day and a half but I found myself riveted by the no-nonsense semi-biographical analysis of race relations in the modern Christian church. Gilbreath, a writer for the magazine Christianity Today, takes historical, political and even skeptical approaches to the subject of racial 4/5(2).   Book Review: Reconciliation Blues, by Edward Gilbreath. Review. In Reconciliation Blues, Gilbreath, an editor-at-large for Christianity Today and editor of Today’s Christian, offers the closest thing to a history of African American evangelicalism in print. Reconciliation Blues is an autobiographical look into the state of racial reconciliation in American Christianity. For over a decade, journalist Edward Gilbreath interviewed many of the key leaders in racial reconciliation. In his latest book he turns the art of interviewing upon himself. The outcome is a compelling personal look at the way. But a recent book by Edward Gilbreath, titled Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical's Inside View of White Christianity makes me think that maybe we should be thinking beyond that. The Church, Gilbreath believes, has a lot of thinking and learning to do about black history, and about race relations in : Mark Earley.

  Reconciliation Blues is a book that deals more with questions than answers, more with describing the current state than providing concrete suggestions for the way forward. Gilbreath is clear in stating that he believes racial reconciliation needs to remain a priority for the church. I trust that this book will at least cause people to think and. by Edward Gilbreath What is the state of racial reconciliation in evangelical churches today? Are we truly united? In Reconciliation Blues journalist Edward Gilbreath gives an insightful, honest picture of both the history and the present state of racial reconciliation in evangelical churches. In his thoughtful overview he looks at a wide range of figures, such as Howard O. Jones, Tom Skinner. Reconciliation Blues: A Black Evangelical's Inside View of White Christianity Regrettably, the book ends with the passive notion that no matter how much we strive to bring about racial.   Merit Award, Christianity Today Christianity and Culture Book What is the state of racial reconciliation in evangelical churches today? Are we truly united? In Reconciliation Blues journalist Edward Gilbreath gives an insightful, honest picture of both the history and the present state of racial reconciliation in evangelical churches. In his thoughtful overview he looks at a wide range of 4/5(2).