It’s really difficult to claim Christianity when so much of it looks so ugly. That’s why I was delighted this year to find two books that will go a long way toward resurrecting a simple idea: God is love, and those who follow God will work to bring and expand love to the world.
Peter Faur holds a bachelor’s degree in education and master’s degrees in journalism and business administration. He looks forward to the day America finally overcomes its deeply rooted racism.
In the first of this two-part series, Peter Faur shares early experiences with racism, the effects of the 1949 Fairground Park riot, and other events that have defined and delineated countless lives in St. Louis.
Peter Faur on how feeling smug about understanding racial issues is not being honest with oneself, and he shares his tips forconfronting one’s prejudices and fears.