Dialoguing Across Differences | RIC 2018

“We are changed through our relationships and conversations, and not just through our relationships with those who are easy for us to love.”

About This Talk

How should we dialogue across our differences? Stacey Wieland outlines how constructive dialogue can help us understand and engage with people and opinions different from our own.

About The Speaker

Stacey Wieland

Stacey Wieland

RIC 2018 Member
Stacey Wieland is an associate professor in Communication Arts & Sciences at Calvin College. Her expertise is in Organizational Communication, and she primarily teaches interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, and oral rhetoric. Her work includes exploring how churches navigate conversations on difficult, “sticky” topics and how congregations can enact hospitality in culturally intelligence ways with displaced others.

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“Conversations especially in the face of conflict can be an important mechanism through which God works in us to make us whole.”

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