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Theology and Religious Studies: Anti-Racism in Religion

A preliminary bibliography

The bibliography on this page is a preliminary one to provide a list of reading materials on racism and anti-racism and religion. It is not meant to be a complete reading list or guide. The Copley collection is a growing collection, and we strive to add titles that are most relevant to your scholarship and research. If you'd like to suggest a title that's not on this list, please contact the library through the Ask A Librarian page.

Anti-Racism and Racism in Religion Titles

Radical Dharma: Talking Race, Love, and Liberation by Rev. Angel Kyodo Williams, Lama Rod Owens, Jasmine Syedullah Ph.D.

From #Blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

Ferguson and Faith: Sparking Leadership and Awakening Community by Leah Gunning Francis

From every people and nation: a biblical theology of race by J. Daniel Hays

Rescuing the gospel from the cowboys: a Native American expression of the Jesus way by Richard Twiss

Prejudice and Christian beginnings: investigating race, gender, and ethnicity in early Christian studies edited by Laura Nasrallah and Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza

Witnessing Whiteness: Confronting White Supremacy in the American Church by Kristopher Norris

Hard Questions, Heart Answers: Sermons and Speeches by Bernice A. King

The Bible and Borders: Hearing God's Word on Immigration by M. Daniel Carroll

Becoming an Anti-Racist Church: Journeying Toward Wholeness by Joseph R. Barndt

This Side of Heaven: Race, Ethnicity, and Christian Faith edited by Robert J. Priest and Alvaro L. Nieves

Dear Church : a love letter from a Black Pastor to the Whitest denomination in the Lucy Duncan

Christology and Whiteness : what would Jesus do? by George Yancy

Birth of a Movement: Black Lives Matter and the Catholic Church by Olga Segura