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Race in America: Race and Ecclesiology (The Church's Response Matters)
Managing Director of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism
in the faith. Christian Smith and Michael Emerson's Divided By Faith is a good starting point to understand race as a social construct. Written nearly 20
Segregation and the Church: From Where We've Come
Pastor Mark DeYmaz shares his thoughts on new LifeWay Research data on segregation and the church.
The latter is a seminal work, by Michael Emerson and Christian Smith, which documents and denounces systemic segregation in the local church and its impact on society.
Morning Roundup 9/2/14
Different Thoughts on Race; Faith and Politics; History in Maps
Researched by Michael Emerson of Rice University and David Sikkink of Notre Dame (and released by the Association of Religion Data Archives), the second wave of the Portraits of
Three Months After Michael Brown's Death in Ferguson, Missouri
An interview with local pastor and professor Michael Higgins
This book contains eight principles for racial reconciliation that work in almost every type of reconciliation. Divided by Faith, Michael Emerson, Christian Smith.
7 Tips for Seeking Peace with African Americans
Race relations are complicated and understanding goes a long way
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Faith & Race Books: Divided By Faith by Michael Emerson and Christian Smith. United: Captured by God's Vision for Diversity by Trillia Newbell. Oneness Embraced by Tony Evans.
Behind Ferguson: How Black and White Christians Think Differently About RaceSubscriber Access Only
Findings from significant study of religion and race in America inform debate over reactions to Michael Brown's death.
Researched by Michael Emerson of Rice University and David Sikkink of Notre Dame (and released by the Association of Religion Data Archives), the second wave of the Portraits of
A Growing Gap: How Black and White Christians Now Think About RaceSubscriber Access Only
New findings from major study on religion and race show who thinks 'separate but equal' is sufficient, and who wants to stop talking about race altogether.
in racial attitudes and experiences in America," writes David Briggs in releasing the second wave of results from the Portraits of American Life Study (led by Michael Emerson of Rice
Segregated Surveys: How Politics Keeps Evangelicals WhiteSubscriber Access Only
You can disbelieve in God, never go to church, and still identify as "evangelical" in most polls. But if you're black and evangelical, you literally don't count.
frequency. Ethnic minorities are flocking to evangelical churches in growing numbers, said Michael Emerson, sociology professor at Rice University.
Social Scientists Defend Mark Regnerus' Controversial Study on Same-Sex ParentingSubscriber Access Only
Michael Emerson, Christian Smith, and others defend sociologist accused of being "anti-gay," breathtakingly sloppy," and getting "everything wrong."
Michael Emerson, Christian Smith, and others defend sociologist accused of being "anti-gay," breathtakingly sloppy," and getting "everything wrong.". Gleanings.
Imagine All the PeopleSubscriber Access Only
Trillia Newbell casts a vision for a reconciled, racially diverse church.
Engaging the work of scholars and writers like Soong-Chan Rah, Kathy Khang, Michael Emerson, and Christena Cleveland could have made Newbell's passionate and inspiring vision
Black Churches' Missing MissionariesSubscriber Access Only
Black churches are booming. Why they are not sending.
"Our unemployment rate is also nearly twice their rate.". And sending missionaries requires raising support, Rice University sociologist Michael Emerson said.
Porn Predicts Same-Sex Marriage Support, Says RegnerusSubscriber Access Only
(Updated) Sociologist says statistical link is strong for men but not for women.
CT also noted how many social scientists came to his defense, including Michael Emerson, Christian Smith, Rodney Stark, W. Bradford Wilcox, and Bradley Wright.
Should Pastors Know How Much Church Members Give?Subscriber Access Only
Experts weigh in.
temptations. Other church leaders should be responsible for biblically encouraging more sacrificial giving." Michael Emerson, sociologist, Rice University.
UT-Austin Investigates Regnerus for Gay Parenting StudySubscriber Access Only
University's inquiry into "scientific misconduct" prompted by blogger's complaint.
An influential group of social scientists–including Michael Emerson, Christian Smith, Rodney Stark, W. Bradford Wilcox, and Bradley Wright–issued a public statement defending
Accidentally Racist and Intentionally IgnorantSubscriber Access Only
How the controversial Brad Paisley-LL Cool J duet keeps us from seeing the real, systemic problems of race.
Centuries later, most evangelical Christians don't believe there still exists any race problems today, according to research by sociologists Christian Smith and Michael Emerson, in their
Race Relations, Affirmative Action, and the Church: More Reflections on The Help
The church still trails. According to research from Dr. Michael Emerson, recently shared by Mark DeYmaz in our Church Planting Leadership Fellowship:
Mark Regnerus Cleared Of Misconduct in Research Involving Gay ParentsSubscriber Access Only
UT Austin will stop investigating associate professor.
Yet an influential group of social scientists–including Michael Emerson, Christian Smith, Rodney Stark, W. Bradford Wilcox, and Bradley Wright–issued a public statement defending
The 67th Annual Golden Globe Awards NominationsSubscriber Access Only
And the nominees are...
MINI-SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION. a. MICHAEL EMERSON LOST. b. NEIL PATRICK HARRIS HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER. c. WILLIAM HURT DAMAGES.
Scrooge Lives!Subscriber Access Only
Why we're not putting more in the offering plate. And what we can do about it.
More than one out of four American Protestants give away no money at all—"not even a token $5 per year," say sociologists Christian Smith, Michael Emerson, and Patricia Snell in a
Black FlightSubscriber Access Only
African American churches leave the inner city for the suburbs.
"Traditionally, African Americans were driving back to the home church in the central city," said Michael Emerson, founding director of the Center on Race, Religion, and Urban Life at
Top Story June 28, 2017
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Forgive Us Our Debts: How Christian College Grads Pay the Price
Evangelical schools work to capture the real cost of student loans.
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