Lessons for Streaming Synagogues from the Evangelical Experience

The digital forces now at work on Jewish communities reflect a challenge that American churches have been wrestling with for decades now.

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March 8 2021
About the author

Andrew T. Walker is an associate professor of Christian ethics and associate dean at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and a fellow with the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C. He lives in Louisville, Kentucky.


Last week, I had a conversation with a close friend in which we reflected on what changes to everyday life wrought by the pandemic will, twenty years from now, be entirely routine and taken for granted. We agreed that there would probably be a proliferation of unoccupied buildings in cities as employers learn that remote work and Zoom are cheaper alternatives to expensive leases.

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