Getting to Amen: 8 Strategies for Managing Conflict in the African American Church

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Judson Press, 2005 - Religion - 161 pages
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This important resource provides a set of practical tools--based on Christian principles, psychological theory, and research on African-American religious culture--that will help churches move beyond disputes and disagreements to harmony and heartfelt amens.

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Lora-Ellan McKinney is the daughter of a third-generation minister. An expect in community health, social services, social justice, and education, she heads her own consulting firm. Her Kellogg National fellowship Award provided her dispute resolution training through the Harvard Negotiation Project and eastern Mennonite University's Conflict Analysis and Transformation program. She is the author of the Judson Press books "view from the Pew: What Pastors Can Learn from Church members, Total Praise! An Orientation to Black Baptist Belief and Worship, and "Christian Education in the African American Church: A Guide for Teaching Truth. McKinney received M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Washington in seattle and a Master's degree in Public Administration from Harvard University. She lives in Seattle, and continues to serve as a deacon in Metropolitan Baptist Church in Washington, D.C.

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