As Christians wanting to engage and respond to current events in our nation and confront the sin of racism both in our country and our pews, educating ourselves is vital. We have compiled a list of books to help:

(1) The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

 

(2) Social Justice Handbook by Mae Elise Cannon

 

(3) Forgive Us by Mae Elise Cannon, Lisa Sharon Harper, Troy Jackson, and Soong-Chan Rah 

 

(4) Unsettling Truths by March Charles and Soong-Chan Rah

 

(5) When Heaven and Earth Collide by Alan Cross

 

(6) Rethinking Incarceration by Dominique DuBois Gilliard

 

(7) Is Christianity the White Man’s Religion? by Antipas L. Harris

 

(8) White Awake by Daniel Hill

 

(9) Roadmap to Reconciliation by Brenda Salter McNeil

 

(10) Let Justice Roll Down by John M. Perkins

 

(11) Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

 

(12) Rediscipling the White Church by David Swanson

 

(13) The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby