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Read "Multicultural Fluency and the Discipline of Dialogue," an excerpt posted on the Leading Ideas website.
Faith in the twenty-first century depends on our ability to embrace the multicultural message of the Bible. -- from the Introduction
This newly revised and expanded 15th anniversary edition offers readers an in-depth study of multiculturalism and diversity in Scripture. With nearly 50 percent new material, Coming Together in the 21st Century features contributions from ethnically and culturally diverse men and women who offer their unique perspectives.
Other new features of Coming Together in the 21st Century are:
• An expanded definition of diversity adding gender and class to race, culture, and ethnicity• A roundtable on the Bible, liberation, and reconciliation with Brenda Salter-McNeil, Richard Twiss, Jean Zaru, and Allan Boesak• A chapter addressing age, disability, sexual orientation, lifestyle, and religion as important aspects of diversity discussions• A group reflection and action guide
Coming Together in the 21st Century is an important resource for college, university, and seminary courses on reconciliation, multicultural ministry, and biblical studies.
Curtiss Paul DeYoung, MDiv, EdD, is professor of reconciliation studies at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Previously, DeYoung has served in urban multicultural settings as the president of the Twin Cities Urban Reconciliation Network (TURN), executive director of the City Gate Project, and pastor of multiracial congregations. Internationally, DeYoung speaks on the topics of reconciliation and the multiculturalism of the Bible. Coming Together in the 21st Century is his sixth book.
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