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The color of compromise : the truth about the American church's complicity in racism

Tisby, Jemar (author.).

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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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Columbia Gorge Community College Library 305.800973 TISBY 2019 (Text) 39705000052661 New Book Shelf Book None 07/22/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0310597315
  • ISBN: 9780310597315
  • ISBN: 0310597269
  • ISBN: 9780310597261
  • Physical Description: 253 pages ; 22 cm
    print
  • Publisher: Grand Rapids, Michigan : Zondervan, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-243) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: United States Race relations
United States Church history
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
Genre: History.
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