Empathy, racial reconciliation, and the study of history

13 Jul

My mostly digital friend John Fea (we have physically met), historian at Messiah College, begins an astute op-ed for evangelicals here at the Christian Century site:

On Sunday, after a tragic week of race-related killings in Dallas, Minneapolis, and Baton Rouge, I took a seat in my white evangelical middle-class megachurch in central Pennsylvania. I didn’t know what to expect, but as the sermon began I found myself pleasantly surprised.My pastor used his scheduled sermon on the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25–37) to address the issue of race in America.

Source: Empathy, racial reconciliation, and the study of history | The Christian Century

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