J&RR Book Discussion

Join us for rich discussion and new insight at the Justice & Racial Reconciliation Book Club. Come to one or as many as you like.

 

Wednesday, April 18,  7pm, S-223White Awake: An Honest Look at What It Means to Be White by Daniel Hill

An active participant in addressing and confronting racial and systemic injustices, Pastor Daniel Hill discusses how to discover the cultural identity of a white person and explains the seven stages to expect on the path to cultural awakening.  Integrating Biblical teachings and drawing on key scholars, White Awake gives a new perspective on being white and empowers all people to be agents of reconciliation in our increasingly diverse and divided world.

Friday, May 11,  7pm, S-223How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds by Alan Jacobs

Alan Jacobs looks at our ability to truly think in a world at odds, showing us why we’re not as good at thinking as we assume–but how recovering this lost art can rescue our inner lives from the chaos of modern life.  How to Think digs into the nuts and bolts of the cognitive process, offering hope that we can reclaim our mental lives from the impediments that plague us. Because if we can learn to think together, maybe we can learn to live together, too.

Wednesday, June 13,  7pm, S-223Left to Tell: Discovering God Amidst the Rwandan Holocaust by Immaculée Ilibagiza
The triumphant true story of author Immaculée Ilibagiza’s journey through the darkness of genocide will inspire anyone whose life has been touched by fear, suffering, and loss. Left to Tell speaks to the power of forgiveness in the most challenging circumstances.