The Church as a Place of Lament and Love: A Theological Reflection on Lenny Duncan's Dear Church

Anthony Bateza

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 3/31/2020

Paired Article (Face to Face): The Church as a Place of Lament and Love: A Theological Reflection on Lenny Duncan's Dear Church

Issue: Why Church? (Vol. 40, No 1, Winter, 2020)

In the midst of the narratives of decline and the issues in the church around race, Lenny Duncan’s book, Dear Church, and Martin Luther’s thoughts about the nature of church serve as springboards from which to explore the idea of a church that is more faithful to its God and its community.

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