Coming Together in the 21st Century
Coming Together in the 21st Century: The Bible's Message in an Age of Diversity
For the fifteenth anniversary of its original publication, this newly revised and expanded edition of Coming Together offers readers an in-depth study of multiculturalism and diversity in Scripture. New material includes:
An expanded definition of diversity, adding gender and class to race, culture, and ethnicity with a chapter on Paul's view of gender by Mimi Haddad.
Contributions from ethnically and culturally diverse men and women, including a roundtable on the Bible, liberation, and reconciliation with Brenda Salter McNeil, Richard Twiss, Jean Zaru, and Allan Aubrey Boesak, as well as a chapter on culture and identity by Leticia A. Guardiola-Saenz and Frank Yamada.
- A group reflection and action guide by Robin R. Bell.
Curtiss Paul DeYoung is professor of reconciliation studies at Bethel University in St. Paul, Minnesota. Previously, DeYoung has served in urban multicultural settings as president of the Twin Cities Urban Reconciliation Network, executive director of the City Gate Project, and pastor of multiracial congregations. Internationally, DeYoung speaks on the topics of reconciliation and the multiculturalism of the Bible. Coming Together in the 21st Century is his sixth book.