A Time for Burning

A Time for Burning

DVD - 2005
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The pastor of an all-white Lutheran church in Omaha, Nebraska tries to get his congregation to reach out to their fellow black Lutherans, only to find a wall of resistance among his church.
Publisher: [United States] : New Video Group, 2005, c1966.
ISBN: 9780767085960
0767085965
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 58 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

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maipenrai
Dec 03, 2017

A Lutheran minister is forced to leave his church in Omaha, Nebraska because he wants to embrace / establish dialogue with an African American Lutheran congregation. This is an excellent documentary about the racist thinking of "Christians" in the 1960's. Recommend!! Kristi & Abby Tabby

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KariGrace
Jul 01, 2015

A beautiful documentary that I saw at just the point in my life when I tried to have some of these same conversations with my church leaders. Watching the documentary after one such encounter, I was floored that many of the excuses and arguments raised by the white church members back then were the same things raised by the leadership at my church! Truly, as the man says at the end: "How much more time do I need to be ready to talk to another human being?"

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