Miscellaneous Social Issues
I'M STILL HERE by Austin Brown
An eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female in middle-class white America.
GRACE IS A PRE-EXISTING CONDITION
Crucial conversations about mental health and mental healthcare, from a faith perspective.
How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?: Being Young and Arab in America
An eye-opening look at how young Arab- and Muslim- Americans are forging lives for themselves in a country that often mistakes them for the enemy.
Manual for the Peacemaker by Jean Houston
The inspiring story of the founder of the Iroquois Confederacy, known as the Peacemaker, is shown by the author to be a potent guide to personal transformation and to the visioning of a peaceful world.
COMPASSION JUSTICE AND THE CHRISTIAN LIFE by ROBERT LUPTON
If the Church is to be an effective agent of compassion and justice, Robert Lupton notes, we must change our mission strategies.
RAY OF DARKNESS
Rowan Williams was the former Archbishop of Canterbury. In this collection of pastoral sermons and addresses, Williams shows how the faith of the creeds can still equip Christians for a vigorous and critical engagement with the world of today.
MINOR FEELINGS : An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
A ruthlessly honest, emotionally charged, and utterly original exploration of Asian American consciousness and the struggle to be human
THE FIRE NEXT TIME by JAMES BALDWIN
“Basically the finest essay I’ve ever read. . . . Baldwin refused to hold anyone’s hand. He was both direct and beautiful all at once. He did not seem to write to convince you. He wrote beyond you.” —Ta-Nehisi Coates
CASE FOR LIFE, JUSTICE, MERCY AND THE DEATH PENALTY by ROBERT WRIGHT ET. AL.
A compelling argument for abolishing the death penalty from different perspectives of the legal and faith communities.
The Bill of Obligations: The Ten Habits of Good Citizens by Richard Haass
A provocative guide to how we must re-envision citizenship if American democracy is to survive
THE SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND by HOWARD THURMAN
Howard Thurman writes about building community. He calls us at once to affirm our own identity, but also to look beyond that identity to that which we have in common with all of life.
MY BODY IS NOT A PRAYER REQUEST BY AMY KENNY
Offering a unique blend of personal storytelling, fresh and compelling writing, biblical exegesis, and practical application, this book invites readers to participate in disability justice and create a more inclusive community in church and parachurch spa
CHASING THE SCREAM by JOHANN HARI
What if everything you think you know about addiction is wrong? Johann Hari’s journey into the heart of the war on drugs led him to ask this question and inspired the feature film The United States vs. Billie Holiday and the documentary series The Fix.
TURQUOISE TABLE by KRISTIN SCHELL
Are you on a mission to better love your neighbors? Invite them to hang out at a turquoise table in your front yard!
CITIZEN : FAITHFUL DISCIPLESHIP IN A PARTISAN WORLD by C. ANDREW DOYLE
Bishop C. Andrew Doyle challenges the role of the Christian citizen in a fractious, partisan world.