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Does The Black Church Limit Black Progress?

I have not read the book but I have posted the link to the inserts from the book. There are a lot of talk about the book. The Holy Lockdown supposedly addresses the paradox that exists within the Black community. One that reflects the abundance of Black churches coupled with the abundance of Black problems. Some one please help me understand this. Now if the church is made up of people from the world and some who happen to come from our poorest neighborhoods then, why in the Hell would the church not have problem? We have every problem under the sun in our neighborhoods and some double. So if souls have left the world and came into the church house then doesn't the church house become the one with the problems? The author say there are approximately 85,000 predominately Black churches in this country, meaning, we could have 1,700 Black churches in every state! Meaning we got some problems. OK I can agree with that. Holy Lockdown claims to have taken a cr…