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    The Minority Experience

    Navigating Emotional and Organizational Realities

    by Adrian Pei

    If you're the only person from your ethnic background in your organization or team, you probably know the challenges of being misunderstood or marginalized. Organizational consultant Adrian Pei describes key challenges ethnic minorities face in majority-culture organizations, unpacking the historical forces at play and what both minority and majority cultures need to know in order to work together fruitfully.

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    Beyond Colorblind

    Redeeming Our Ethnic Journey

    by Sarah Shin

    While society may try to be colorblind, we can’t ignore that God created us with our ethnic identities, and he made them for good. Ethnicity and evangelism specialist Sarah Shin reveals how our broken ethnic stories can be restored and redeemed, demonstrating God's power to others and bringing good news to the world. Discover how your ethnic story can be transformed for compelling witness and mission.

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    Dynamic Diversity

    Bridging Class, Age, Race and Gender in the Church

    by Bruce Milne

    It is time to revisit the central New Testament claim that in Jesus Christ a new quality of human relationship is possible. Bruce Milne builds on this claim to contend that all Christian congregations are called to be centers of reconciliation, where the principal differences separating human beings are overcome through the presence of God's Holy Spirit.

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    Being White

    Finding Our Place in a Multiethnic World

    by Paula Harris and Doug Schaupp

    Are you white? Do you know what this means? Are you aware of racial inequality but have wondered, So what do I do?. Paula Harris and Doug Schaupp present a Christian model of what it means to be white, wrestling with issues of history, power, identity, culture, reconciliation, relationship and community.

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    Beyond Racial Gridlock

    Embracing Mutual Responsibility

    by George Yancey

    Sociologist George Yancey critiques four models of race (colorblindness, Anglo-conformity, multiculturalism and white responsibility), and introduces a new model (mutual responsibility). He offers hope that people of all races can walk together on a shared path toward racial reconciliation--not as adversaries but as collaborators and partners.

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    Subverting the Power of Prejudice

    Resources for Individual and Social Change

    by Sandra L. Barnes

    Sandra L. Barnes helps us sort out why prejudice is unfair, what feeds our prejudices, how to overcome prejudice, and how to avoid being victimized by discrimination. "This holistic book is an essential read for Christians committed to understanding prejudice and making change," says Jenell Paris of Bethel University.

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    More Than Equals

    Racial Healing for the Sake of the Gospel

    by Spencer Perkins and Chris Rice

    Spencer Perkins and Chris Rice set out a bold, practical plan for racial reconciliation which has as its motivation more than harmonious living--namely, a witness to the truth and power of the gospel.

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    Welcoming Justice

    God's Movement Toward Beloved Community

    Resources for Reconciliation

    by Charles Marsh and John M. Perkins
    Foreword by Philip Yancey

    Historian and theologian Charles Marsh partners with veteran activist John Perkins to chronicle God's vision for more equitable and just world. They show how the civil rights movement was one important episode in God's larger movement throughout human history of pursuing justice and beloved community.

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    Strange Virtues

    Ethics in a Multicultural World

    by Bernard T. Adeney-Riskotta

    Addressing differing approaches to morality across cultures, Bernard T. Adeney discusses the ethical import of other religions and gender relations, explores how the Bible and culture interact to produce ethical stances, and includes case studies. "An uncommon book of uncommon wisdom"--Stanley Hauerwas, Duke University.

    Intermediate Intermediate
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    Churches, Cultures and Leadership

    A Practical Theology of Congregations and Ethnicities

    by Mark Branson and Juan F. Martinez

    As the church continues to heed Christ's call to reflect the multiethnic character of his people, pastors and lay leaders need to gain skills and competencies to serve in those contexts. The multicultural team of Juan Martinez and Mark Branson has written this book to equip such leaders to carry out God?s reconciling initiatives effectively.

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