Just don't expect to find the answers for the "race problem" here.
The authors have done their best to minimize sociological jargon and, when it isn't possible to avoid it, they clearly define the terms they use.
This is a powerful book that illuminates the reasons for the continued racial divide between black and white Christians.
I am completely convinced that I am not a racist; however, after reading this book, I have a belief system that contributes to the role of a racialized society. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Jack
This book does a good job explaining why churches are segregated in America. At the end of the day it still comes back to a lack of a real relationship with Christ with both... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sandra L. Hasaan
Essential reading for anyone that sincerely desires deeper spiritual formation on how to live a life worthy of the Gospel.Published 11 months ago by H2
Let me first say that I am grateful for the work of Christian and Michael put together. Both provide great information. Read morePublished 15 months ago by JD Moore
It helps you understand how badly america is messed up and why we need to give grace to the 2000 denominations out there.Published 16 months ago by Graeme W. Royerson
The need for a truly gospel defined Christian body that represents the beuty of all men and women made in the image of the Trinity is of utmost importance. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Rob Harris
The church in America needs to clean up its act. Time as we know it is running out. The 7 churches cited in Revelation were precursors of the many "churches" of today. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Rev James H. Johnson
Emerson, author of more the nine books and journals, teaches courses in race and ethnic relations, religion, urban sociology, poverty and justice, and research methods in the... Read morePublished on March 2, 2011 by Rev. George Sulaiman
I had heard for quite some time that Divided By Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America, by Michael Emerson and Christian Smith, was the seminal work on race... Read morePublished on December 31, 2010 by Kolburt W. Schultz