Becoming Brave: Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice Now

Becoming Brave: Finding the Courage to Pursue Racial Justice Now


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Brenda Salter McNeil offers a distinctly Christian framework for addressing systemic injustice, inspiring readers to challenge the status quo in racial reconciliation.

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ISBN-13: 9781587435799
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/02/2021
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Brenda Salter McNeil (DMin, Palmer Theological Seminary) is a dynamic speaker, award-winning author, professor, and thought leader. Her mission is to inspire, equip, and empower emerging Christian leaders to be practitioners of reconciliation. Dr. Brenda is associate professor of reconciliation studies at Seattle Pacific University and director of the Reconciliation Studies program. She is also associate pastor of preaching and reconciliation at Quest Church in Seattle. Dr. Brenda is an international trailblazer, leading individuals, communities, and organizations to biblical reconciliation. She was featured as one of the fifty most influential women to watch by Christianity Today in 2012. She is the author of Roadmap to Reconciliation, Roadmap to Reconciliation 2.0, A Credible Witness: Reflections on Power, Evangelism, and Race, and The Heart of Racial Justice: How Soul Change Leads to Social Change, coauthored with Rick Richardson. Dr. Brenda's book Roadmap to Reconciliation 2.0 will release in 2020.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Austin Channing Brown
1. The Law of Timing
2. The Making of an Activist
3. What Called You Forth?
4. When Politics Becomes Personal
5. Palace Living
6. The Prophetic Power of Lament
7. What's Going On?
8. Healing the Disconnection
9. Breaking Our Silence
10. Intercessors for Justice
11. Speaking Truth to Power
12. The Reconciling Power of Women
Conclusion: Seizing Our Moment of Destiny

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