Biblical Justice Resources : Books

Reading While Black: African American Biblical Interpretation as an Exercise in Hope

Esau Mccauley
Reading While Black is a personal and scholarly testament to the power and hope of Black biblical interpretation. At a time in which some within the African American community are questioning the place of the Christian faith in the struggle for justice, New Testament scholar McCaulley argues that reading Scripture from the perspective of Black church tradition is invaluable for connecting with a rich faith history and addressing the urgent issues of our times.

The Color of Compromise: The Truth about the American Church’s Complicity in Racism

Jemar Tisby
The Color of Compromise is both enlightening and compelling, telling history we either ignore or just don't know. Equal parts painful and inspirational, it details how the American church has helped create and maintain racist ideas and practices. You will be guided in thinking through concrete solutions for improved race relations and a racially inclusive church.

One Blood: Parting Words to the Church on Race and Love

John M. Perkins
The principles of justice and reconciliation have not been highlighted in modern evangelic theology. Dr. Perkins explains how the concepts of justice and reconciliation are deeply Biblical concepts that are core principles in the Kingdom of God.

Dear White Christians: For Those Still Longing for Racial Reconciliation

Jennifer Harvey
In this provocative book, Jennifer Harvey argues for a radical shift in how justice-committed white Christians think about race. She calls for moving away from the reconciliation paradigm that currently dominates interracial relations and embracing instead a reparations paradigm.

Multiethnic Conversations: An Eight-Week Journey toward Unity in Your Church

Mark DeYmaz, Oneya Fennell Okuwobi
This powerful resource is a proven catalyst to help transform the minds, attitudes, and actions of people in your local church, and lead them to enthusiastically embrace one another in the midst of cultural change. Structured around eight weeks of daily readings and thought-provoking questions, this attractive and accessible workbook is a Christ- centered, biblically accurate guide that facilitates authentic personal exploration and small group discussion of race, class, and culture. As the centerpiece tool of the Mosaix Global Network, this book brings diverse people together beyond the distinctions of this world that so often and otherwise divide. It all begins with a conversation.