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The New Reformation: Finding Hope in the Fight for Ethnic Unity - Summary & Analysis


In this book, Shai aims to show us shows how the gospel applies to the pursuit of ethnic unity. When it comes to ethnicity, Shai suggests that Christians today have to fight against two tendencies: idolatry and apathy. Idolatry makes ethnicity ultimate, while apathy tends to ignore it altogether. But there is a third way, the way of the Bible. Shai wants to help us chart a...

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Confronting Injustice without Compromising Truth: Summary & Analysis


In this book, Williams draws from a diverse range of theologians, sociologists, artists, and activists to make the case that we must be discerning if we are to “truly execute justice” as Scripture commands since not everything called “social justice” today is compatible with a biblical vision of a better world. In this review, I will briefly outline his main points...

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Weep with Me: How Lament Opens a Door for Racial Reconciliation - Summary and Analysis


A summary and analysis of the book, Weep with Me: How Lament Opens a Door for Racial Reconciliation by Mark Vroegop...

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From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race - Summary and Analysis


This month’s book in the Gospel & Race project is, From Every People and Nation: A Biblical Theology of Race, which is written by Daniel Hays and edited by D. A. Carson in the New Studies in Biblical Theology series. This book traces the theme of race/ethnicity that runs throughout Scripture from Genesis to Revelation, constantly pointing to the global and multiethnic di...

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Discrimination and Disparities : Summary and Analysis


A summary and analysis of the book Discrimination and Disparities by Thomas Sowell...

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How to be Antiracist : Summary and Analysis


A summary and analysis of the book How to be Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi...

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The Color of Compromise: Summary and Analysis

Color of Compromise

A summary and analysis of the book Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby. This is a book focused on the historical role of the American church in compromising its gospel witness by failing to speak out against racism and even promoting racism in many cases. Before we can consider the victories of racial equality that Christians have promoted, we must take time to recognize wh...

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Gospel & Race Project: Summer Reading Plan

Gospel and Race Projection Summer Reading

Summer reading plan for the Gospel and Race project focused on history and secular perspectives....

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Respect the Image | Conclusion: Grace to Do What We Are Told

7 RTI Conclusion

"Be diligent, apply it all. But brace yourself, for you will fall. You'll stumble when both pushed and tried. But Jesus for your sins has died. So mourn your sins, and cling to grace. And get right up- rejoin the race. Raise up your head forlornly hung, For will heal both ear and tongue."...

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Respect the Image | Think the Best & Examine Your Heart


How do our negative assumptions about other people's motives create havoc in our relationships? What is root cause of all our frustrated desires? This week we continue with the final two principles in the book Respect the Image – Think the Best, and Examine Your Heart....

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