Podcast: Gerald McDermott and Derryck Green on How Biblical Ideas Can Help Bridge America's Racial Divide

Two Christian leaders join us to discuss how the Jewish idea of national covenant can help bring about race reconciliation in America.

White and black pupils at Seaton Elementary School in Washington, DC join in a prayer as their school opens on a non-segregated basis for the first time on September 13, 1954. Bettmann via Getty Images.

White and black pupils at Seaton Elementary School in Washington, DC join in a prayer as their school opens on a non-segregated basis for the first time on September 13, 1954. Bettmann via Getty Images.

Observation
Feb. 4 2021
About the authors

Gerald McDermott is retired from the Anglican Chair of Divinity at Beeson Divinity School.

Derryck Green is a political commentator, writer, and member of Project 21, a network of black thinkers.

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