If the church is ever going to summon the courage to transgress these walls of hostility,” David Leong writes in his new book, Race & Place: How Urban Geography Shapes the Journey to Reconciliation, “then we must understand the walls we’re up against.”

Leong—associate professor of missiology at Seattle Pacific University—gives equal attention to the visible and invisible walls that separate communities and stand between our ideas of reconciliation and their realization.

We have to understand these walls, Leong argues, before we’ll ever find the courage to transgress them.

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To read the rest of my review of Race & Place, visit this link at The Gospel Coalition

Also, here’s another post I did at this site that includes some of my favorite quotes from the book.