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    Scars Across Humanity

    Understanding and Overcoming Violence Against Women

    by Elaine Storkey

    Acts of violence against women produce more deaths, disability, and mutilation than cancer, malaria, and traffic accidents combined. How and why has this violence become so prevalent? Elaine Storkey offers a rigorously researched overview of this global pandemic, exploring how violence is structured into the very fabric of societies and cultures around the world.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Power of Proximity

    Moving Beyond Awareness to Action

    by Michelle Ferrigno Warren
    Foreword by Noel Castellanos

    In an age of hashtag and armchair activism, merely raising awareness about injustice is not enough. Michelle Warren and her family have chosen to live in communities where they are "proximate to the pain of the poor." Here she shows us how proximity changes our perspective, compels our response, and keeps us committed to the journey of pursuing justice for all.

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    The Economics of Neighborly Love

    Investing in Your Community's Compassion and Capacity

    by Tom Nelson

    What does the good news of Jesus mean for economics? Marrying biblical study, economic theory, and practical advice, pastor Tom Nelson presents a vision for church ministry that works toward the flourishing of the local community, beginning with its poorest and most marginalized members and pushing us toward more nuanced understandings of wealth and poverty.

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    The Myth of Equality

    Uncovering the Roots of Injustice and Privilege

    by Ken Wytsma

    Is privilege real or imagined? Ken Wytsma, founder of the Justice Conference, unpacks what we need to know to be grounded in conversations about today's race-related issues. And he helps us come to a deeper understanding of both the origins of these issues and the reconciling role we are called to play as witnesses of the gospel.

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    The Heart of Racial Justice

    How Soul Change Leads to Social Change

    by Brenda Salter McNeil and Rick Richardson
    Foreword by John M. Perkins

    Racial and ethnic hostility is a spiritual battle. In this book, Brenda Salter McNeil and Rick Richardson reveal a new model of racial reconciliation, social justice and spiritual healing that creates both individual and community transformation. Here is a picture of how soul change can lead to social change. This second edition also includes a study guide for groups!

    Introductory Introductory
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    Urban Ministry

    The Kingdom, the City the People of God

    by Harvie M. Conn and Manuel Ortiz

    In this book Harvie M. Conn and Manuel Ortiz address the vital work of the urban church as they trace the history of the city around the world, examine the biblical basis for urban mission, unpack the multifaceted identity of the city and discuss particular issues and needs of urban leadership. Now in paperback!

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    The Urban Christian

    by Raymond J. Bakke and Jim Hart

    Drawing on his twenty years in inner-city Chicago, Ray Bakke (with Jim Hart) pinpoints the special needs of urban dwellers and outlines effective strategies for ministry in the cities.

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    A Theology as Big as the City

    by Raymond J. Bakke

    How does God see the city? What does the Bible say about urban ministry? Ray Bakke systematically answers these questions with a biblical urban theology.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Church, State and Public Justice

    Five Views

    Spectrum Multiview Book Series

    Edited by P. C. Kemeny
    Contributions by Clarke E. Cochran, Derek H. Davis, Corwin E. Smidt, Ronald J. Sider, and J. Philip Wogaman

    Edited by P. C. Kemeny, these five essays represent five major views of the relationship of the church and Christian teaching with respect to matters of public justice administered by our government. Each essay includes a response from the other four viewpoints.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Social Justice Handbook

    Small Steps for a Better World

    BridgeLeader Books

    by Mae Elise Cannon
    Foreword by John M. Perkins

    Mae Elise Cannon provides a comprehensive resource for Christians like you who are committed to social justice. She presents biblical rationale for justice and explains a variety of Christian approaches to doing justice. A wide-ranging catalog of topics and issues give background info about justice issues at home and abroad and give you the tools you need to take action.

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