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Author Smith, Efrem (Efrem D.), 1969-

Title The post-black and post-white church [electronic resource] : becoming the beloved community in a multi-ethnic world / Efrem Smith.

Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 220 p.
Series Jossey-Bass leadership network series ; 59
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Enter the Sanctuary1 Reconciling, Multiethnic, and Missional2 Moving the Church Beyond Crisis, Captivity, and Comfort3 Compassion, Mercy, and Justice4 Race5 The Gift of the Black Church6 Creating a Post-White Church7 Leadership8 The Beloved Life and Leadership Project9 Starting, Shifting, and SustainingNotesIndex.
Summary "A blueprint for missional, multi-ethnic Christian communityEfrem Smith, an internationally recognized and innovative African-American leader, offers a workable plan for connecting theology, practical ministry models, and real stories of people in multi-ethnic Christian communities. Using the example of Jesus, Smith develops a theology of multi-ethnic and missional leadership. Embracing urban and ethnic subcultures such as hip-hop, this book provides a rich mix of multi-ethnic church development, reconciliation theology, missional church thinking, and Christian community. Provides a common-sense approach to creating a multi-ethnic Christian community Includes practical ministry models and real stories of people who are members of thriving multi-ethnic congregations Author is acclaimed African-American thought leader who planted and led a multi-ethnic churches of close to 1,000 and now leads a regional division of a denominational committed to ethnic, multi-ethnic, and missional churches This book is written for anyone wrestling with what it means to be a Christian in an increasingly multi-ethnic world polarized by class, politics, and race"-- Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Church and minorities.
Social integration -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Reconciliation -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Multiculturalism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9781118036587 (hardback)
9781118222324 (e-book)

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