Why do discussions about race in the United States always seem to widen the gap between neighbors? How do our assumptions about race cripple our ability to recognize oppression in unfamiliar places? Is racism the main issue, or is it symptomatic of a deeper human dysfunction? In the first episode of a four-part series, Richard and Fr. Marc examine the problem of identity in the Book of Ruth. As is to be expected, the Bible’s wisdom on this subject will embarrass folks on both sides of the aisle.
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