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Race Challenges the Lake Woebegone Church: Will the Church Challenge a Woebegone Nation?

A Closing Editorial Race is a word that points to massive dividing lines in the US (and elsewhere). Lake Woebegone is a fictional creation of a gifted radio storyteller, Garrison Keillor. Among Keillor’s strengths are his knowledge of the mainline … Continue reading

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Call to Confession

Race, White Privilege, and the Church Read Articles from Week 1 Featuring articles by: Ginna Bairby, Gayraud S. Wilmore, Alexis Preesau Maloof, Marc Boswell, Laura Cheifetz, Chris Burton, and Melva Costen Read Articles from Week 2 Featuring articles by: Vernon … Continue reading

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Call to Confession: Week 5

Call to Confession: Race, White Privilege, and the Church Week 5 Dear White Liberals, Rev. Sung Yeon Choi-Morrow It was a typical muggy August day in Chicago when I pulled up to McCormick Seminary in my U-Haul van, trailed by … Continue reading

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“You Look Like a Thug!”

Dog-Whistling and Sin-Talk It happened most recently on a family trip to a museum. This trip was particularly special because the museum had recently accepted my wife’s fiber art piece into one of its shows. I sat outside the gallery … Continue reading

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