Racial Reconciliation

  title={Racial Reconciliation},
  author={Patrick Glynn},
  journal={American Behavioral Scientist},
  pages={834 - 841}
  • P. Glynn
  • Published 1 March 1998
  • Sociology
  • American Behavioral Scientist
The author argues that religious groups may offer the best hope for improving race relations in this country. The author contends that evangelical approaches to racial reconciliation have important advantages over secular approaches such as multiculturalism or conflict resolution theory. Importantly, the possibility of collective apology among religious groups, such as the Southern Baptist Convention, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the Promise Keepers, surpasses that of secular… Expand
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