Is there a way to work together to meet the needs of all regardless of race and political outlook? How do we engage in interracial communication in a healthy manner? Professor and author George Yancey tells the story of a church split and what he learned about listening and how mutual accountability is the key to seeking the common good for all to thrive.
George Yancey (PhD, University of Texas) is a professor at the Institute for Studies of Religion at Baylor University, specializing in race/ethnicity and religion. He works to promote collaborative communication as a solution to racial unrest. He is the author, coauthor, or coeditor of books such as Compromising Scholarship: Religious and Political Bias in American Higher Education, One Faith No Longer: The Transformation of Christianity in Red and Blue America, There Is No God: Atheists in America, Hostile Environment: Understanding and Responding to Anti-Christian Bias, Beyond Racial Gridlock, Beyond Racial Division and Transcending Racial Barriers.