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Justice Resources

Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman

Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? by Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Violence of Love by Oscar Romero

The Cross and the Lynching Tree by James Cone

Caste by Isabel Wilkerson

How to Fight Racism by Jemar Tisby

The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby

I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown

The Christian Imagination by Willie James Jennings

A Theology of Liberation by Gustavo Gutierrez

On Social Justice by St. Basil the Great

David Walker’s Appeal by David Walker

Until Justice and Peace Embrace by Nicholas Wolterstorff

The Beloved Community by Charles Marsh

Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin

The Origin of Others by Toni Morrison

Divided by Faith by Michael O. Emerson and Christian Smith

White Awake by Daniel Hill

The Politics of Love by Michael Cassidy

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

Many Colors by Soong Chang Rah

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi

Oneness Embraced by Tony Evans

Letters to a Birmingham Jail by Bryan Loritts

A Narrative of the Life of Sojourner Truth by Sojourner Truth

A Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

The Souls of Black Folk by W.E.B. DuBois

Up From Slavery by Booker T. Washington

The Collected Poems of Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes

Fight for Freedom and Other Writings on Civil Rights by Langston Hughes

The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin

The Children by David Halberstam

Why We Can’t Wait by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“Letter From a Birmingham Jail” by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria by Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum

Greg Thompson: An Experiment in Love, a dissertation on Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson

Dear Justyce by Nic Stone

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza


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Formation and Peace Resources

Deep Peace by Todd Hunter

Beholding and Becoming: The Art of Everyday Worship by Ruth Chou Simons

Soul Care in African American Practice by Barbara Peacock

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

Healing Racial Trauma by Sheila Wise Rowe

Spiritual Disciplines Handbook: Practices That Transform Us by Adele Calhoun

Prophetic Lament by Soong-Chan Rah

God Speaks Through Wombs: Poems On God’s Unexpected Coming by Drew Jackson

Crisis Contemplation: Healing the Wounded Village by Barbara A. Holmes

Forged in the Fiery Furnace: African American Spirituality by Diana L. Hayes

Soul Rest: Reclaim Your Life. Return to Sabbath by Curtis Zackery

Jesus and the Disinherited by Howard Thurman

Meditations of the Heart by Howard Thurman

Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening by Cynthia Bourgeault 

The Next Worship: Glorifying God in a Diverse World by Sandra Van Opstal 

Kaleidoscope: Broadening the Palette in the Art of Spiritual Direction by Ineda Pearl Adesanya

Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life by Tish Harrison Warren and Andy Crouch

All the Things: A 30-Day Guide to Experiencing God’s Presence in the Prayer of Examen by Katie Haseltine

Every Moment Holy Vol 1 & 2 by Douglas McKelvey