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Crossing the Ethnic DivideThe Multiethnic Church on a Mission$
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Kathleen Garces-Foley

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780195311082

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311082.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Looking for the Promised Land

Chapter:
(p.3) Introduction
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Crossing the Ethnic Divide
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Kathleen Garces-Foley (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311082.003.0001

This introductory chapter begins with an analysis of the readiness of American Christians for multiethnic churches, fifty years after the beginning of the civil rights movement. It then discusses the Evergreen Baptist Church and the evangelical racial reconciliation movement. The current state of race relations is assessed, followed by an overview of the book's chapters.

Keywords:   multiethnic churches, civil rights movement, diversity, race relations, Evergreen Baptist Church

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