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The On Being Project

Living Reconciliation: Two Ecumenical Pioneers

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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Guests

  • Joan Brown Campbell

    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.

    Thomas Hoyt, Jr.

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