Jul 31, 2020

Statement on Racism: Resources

On Theology and the Church

Oneness Embraced: Reconciliation, the Kingdom, and How We are Stronger Together
Book by Tony Evans (2015)

Rediscipling the White Church: From Cheap Diversity to True Solidarity
Book by David W. Swanson (2020)

Let Justice Roll Down
Book by John M. Perkins (2006)

Generous Justice: How God’s Grace Makes Us Just
Book by Timothy Keller (2012)

One New Man: The Cross and Racial Reconciliation in Pauline Theology
Book by Jarvis Williams (2010)

Roadmap to Reconciliation: Moving Communities into Unity, Wholeness and Justice
Book by Brenda Salter McNeil (2015)

The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity
Book by Soong-Chan Rah (2009)

Be the Bridge to Racial Unity
Discussion guide from Latasha Morrison

Christians and Racial Justice
Discussion guide from Sojourners Magazine

Melanated Faith
Podcast by Faitth Brooks and Kathryn Annette

Racial Justice Response and Resources
Statement and resource page from the National Association of Evangelicals

OneRace Movement
Statement and covenant from a coalition of churches in Atlanta

America’s racial crisis is a result of the failure of the church to deal with racism
Call to action from Tony Evans

On the History and Effects of Racism

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Book by Ibram X. Kendi (2017)

Between the World and Me
Book by Ta-Nehisi Coates (2015)

Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America
Book by Christian Smith, Michael O. Emerson (2000)

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America
Book by Michael Eric Dyson (2017)

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Book by Michelle Alexander (2012)

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism
Book by Robin DiAngelo (2018)

A History of Race and Racism in America, in 24 Chapters
Reading list from Ibram X. Kendi and Harvard University

Campaign Zero
Website about police violence in America

Action Steps