Phyllis Tickle and Vincent Harding —  Racial Identity in the Emerging Church and the World

November 28, 2013

What might words like repentance or forgiveness mean, culturally, in this moment? These are questions of the emerging church, a loosely-defined movement that crosses generations, theologies and social ideologies in the hope of reimagining Christianity. With Phyllis Tickle and Vincent Harding, an honest and sometimes politically incorrect conversation on coming to terms with racial identity in the church and in the world.

Phyllis Tickle is founding editor of the religion department of Publishers Weekly and an authority on religion in America. She's the author of many books, including The Great Emergence..

Vincent Harding was co-founder and chairperson of the Veterans of Hope Project at Iliff School of Theology, where he was a professor of Religion and Transformation. He was known in particular for two books, There Is a River: The Black Struggle for Freedom in America and Martin Luther King: The Inconvenient Hero..