The Heart Of Racial Justice

by Anchor
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Racial and ethnic hostility is one of the most pervasive problems the church faces. It hinders our effectiveness as one body of believers. It damages our witness. Why won\'t this problem just go away? Because it is a spiritual battle. What should our response be in a world torn apart by prejudice, hatred, and fear? We must employ spiritual weapons?prayer, repentance, forgiveness. In this book Brenda Salter McNeil and Rick Richardson reveal a model of racial reconciliation, social justice, and spiritual healing that creates both individual and community transformation. Read this book if you want to learn how touse your faith as a force for change, not as a smoke screen for self-protectionembrace your true self and renounce false racial identitiesreceive and extend forgiveness as an act of racial reconciliationexperience personal transformation through the healing of painful racial memoriesengage in social action by developing ongoing crosscultural partnershipsThis classic is now part of the IVP Signature Collection, which features special editions of iconic books in celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of InterVarsity Press. It includes a list of definitions and a discussion and activity guide for groups. A new companion Bible study is also available.Racial and ethnic hostility is one of the most pervasive problems the church faces. What should our response be in a work torn apart by prejudice, hatred, and fear? In this book, Brenda Salter McNeil and Rick Richardson reveal a model of racial reconciliation, social justice, and spiritual healing that creates both individual and community transformation.