To all our faithful blog readers, just a note that this week I'll be on spring break not so much because it is spring break in the semester for me (even though it is), but because a broken index finger suffered in a
(A note to my other contributors -- we're clearing out the blog during that period for this special series, so if you have any posts to put up then, please put them up either before this Friday or just wait until after Sunday the 8th).
The series also came about because we wanted to talk to/hear from some of the scholars and artists who had been influential on us in preparing our co-authored book The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in America, due out in September from UNC Press. More on the book closer to publication, but for me it has been the most rewarding and enriching scholarly experience of my life to collaborate with Ed on this project over the past 6-7 years. Feel free to click on the link above and "like" the book's facebook page.
I'll be back here after our series, but for now, we'll take a short time off and then you all should really enjoy a special treat in the upcoming series that Ed has compiled and will be posting here starting Friday.