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What Multicultural Congregations Teach About Improving Race Relations

Excerpt from Baylor University’s Online Graduate Programs Blog

A movement is growing among Christian churches to become places of racial reconciliation and friendship between people of different racial and ethnic identities. But beyond awkwardness, racism and prejudice continue to make relationship-building across lines of race and ethnicity challenging at best and painful at worst. In fact, Clay Polson  and Kevin Dougherty, social scientists at Baylor University, found that simply increasing contact may not be enough to break down these barriers.

Read more about their findings here: https://onlinegrad.baylor.edu/resources/multicultural-congregations-race-relations-prejudice/

Return to the Episcopal Church in Vermont’s Racial Healing page: https://diovermont.org/racial-healing/

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