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George D. McClain

George D. McClain
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George D. McClain teaches urban ministry, theology of mission, and United Methodist studies at New York Theological Seminary, while directing the Rising Hope theological studies program at Arthur Kill Correctional Facility, Staten Island, NY. For 25 years he served as national executive of the Methodist Federation for Social Action and is author ofClaiming All Things for God: Prayer, Discernment, and Ritual for Social Change (Nashville, TN: Abingdon, 1998).

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Titus 1: 5-16—Harsh Words for a Church in Chaos

Lesson 20: “Amid all the polemic, it is hard to miss the brutal insult against all the inhabitants of Crete in 1:12: ‘Cretans are always liars, vicious brutes, lazy gluttons.’ They are acting more like animals than human beings! It is true that Americans today are hearing similar racist attacks on Mexicans as rapists and drug dealers, on lazy immigrants from Central America, or on people of color from ‘s---hole countries.’ But do we expect to hear such rhetoric from our Holy Bible?!”