Format:
Book
Author:
Tisby, Jemar, author.
Title:
The color of compromise : the truth about the American church's complicity in racism / Jemar Tisby.
Publisher, Date:
Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2019]
Description:
253 pages ; 22 cm
Summary:
Churches remain racially segregated and are largely ineffective in addressing complex racial challenges. In The Color of Compromise, Jemar Tisby takes us back to the root of this injustice in the American church, highlighting the cultural and institutional tables we have to flip in order to bring about progress between black and white people.
Subjects:
African Americans -- Religion.
Race relations -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
RELIGION / Christian Living / Social Issues.
RELIGION / Christian Church / History.
RELIGION / Christianity / History.
Christian life.
Racism.
Racism -- Religious aspects.
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Church history.
United States.
Genre:
Nonfiction.
History.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Forward / by Lecrae -- The color of compromise -- Making race in the colonial era -- Understanding liberty in the age of revolution and revival -- Institutionalizing race in the Antebellum era -- Defending slavery at the onset of the Civil War -- Reconstructing white supremacy in the Jim Crow era -- Remembering the complicity in the North -- Compromising with racism during the civil rights movement -- Organizing the religious right at the end of the twentieth century -- Reconsidering racial reconciliation in the age of Black Lives Matter -- The fierce urgency of now -- Conclusion : be strong and courageous.
LCCN:
2018061126
ISBN:
9780310597261
0310597269
9780310597315
0310597315
Other Number:
1083672917
System Availability:
1
Current Holds:
0
Control Number:
394197
Call Number:
305.8 Tis
Course Reserves:
0
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