Remembering Well Together: Preaching and Memory in Ethnically Diverse Congregations

Lisa W. Lamb

Article Type: Doctoral Essay Contest Essay

Publication Date: 10/1/2008

Issue: A Cloud of Witnesses (Vol. 28, No 4, Fall, 2008)

Memory is an active process that functions to shape community among ethnic groups. Preaching can engage the memories of various ethnic groups in a congregation, shaping it into a vibrant community that is capable of the disciplines of forgiveness, hospitality, and love that make ethnic reconciliation possible.

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