Cross and the Lynching Tree Online Book Discussion

Join us for thoughtful conversation ONLINE to discuss “The Cross and the Lynching Tree” by James H. Cone. Discussions will be held every Wednesday evening from 7-8:30pm on Zoom. This will be a collaboration between First Church and First Christian Church, Cuyahoga Falls with the weekly conversations facilitated by Rev. Nanette Pitt and Rev. Debbie Saxe.

Please RSVP by 5pm each Wednesday to receive a link to join the conversation. Each week’s conversation will begin at 7pm. At 7:15pm, the group will close to latecomers. We appreciate your understanding given the nature of the conversation.

About the book:
The cross and the lynching tree are the two most emotionally charged symbols in the history of the African American community. Both the cross and the lynching tree represent the worst in human beings and at the same time a thirst for life that refuses to let the worst determine our final meaning.

Copies can be sourced from your favorite bookseller. We hope that you will join the discussion in August!


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