Joan Brown Campbell and Thomas Hoyt, Jr. —
Living Reconciliation: Two Ecumenical Pioneers

Two people with unique perspectives both discovered ecumenism — the movement to reconcile Christian churches — during the Civil Rights era. They'll describe what they've learned about grappling with vexing clashes of difference, and why reconciliation among different Christians still matters in a multi-religious, post-Katrina world.

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Joan Brown Campbell

is director of the department of religion for the Chautauqua Institution and former general secretary of the National Council of Churches.

Thomas Hoyt, Jr.

is a bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and president of the National Council of Churches.

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A young boy in Detroit watches visitors file past the casket of Rosa Parks. Memorial services for the civil rights icon were held at the Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church.

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How can I help with eradicating poverty, dealing with class issues, eradicating sexism, understanding breaking down denominationalism, and working with Islam/Christian dialog?

It's not too lofty a goal.

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