Janet Wolf           Jlwolf@comcast.net               Booklist for 2005

Achebe, Chinua. Things Fall Apart.  New York: Ballantine Books, 1959.

Adams, Maurianne, Lee Anne Bell, Pat Griffin, editors.  Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice: A Sourcebook.  New York: Routledge, 1997.

Adams, Maurianne, Warren Blumenfeld, Rosie Cataneda, Heather Hackman, Madeline Peters, Ximena Zuniga, editors.  Readings for Diversity and Social Justice: An Anthology on Racism, Antisemitism, Sexism, Heterosexism, Ableism, and Classism.  New York: Routledge, 2000.

Barndt, Joseph.  Dismantling Racism: The Continuing Challenge to White America.  Minneapolis: Augsburg, 1991

Blount, Brian.  Can I Get a Witness?  Reading Revelation through African American Culture.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2005.

Boesak, Allan.  Comfort and Protest.- The Apocalypse from a South African Perspective.  Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1987.

Boyle, T. Coraghessan.  The Tortilla Curtain.  New York: Penguin Books, 1995.

Brown, Robert McAfee.  Spirituality and Liberation: Overcoming the Great Fallacy.  Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, 1988.

Brueggemann, Walter.  Using God's Resources Wisely.- Isaiah and Urban Possibility.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1993.

Burton, M. Garlinda.  Never Say Nigger Again!  An Antiracism Guide for White Liberals.  Nashville: James C. Winston Publishing Company, 1995.

Camp, Lee.  Mere Discipleship: Radical Christianity in a Rebellious World.  Grand Rapids, Michigan: Brazos Press, 2003.

Campbell, Will.  Brother to a Dragonfly.  New York: Continuum Press, 25th anniversary edition, 2000

Cardenal, Ernesto.  The Gospel in Solentiname (4 volumes) New York: Orbis Books, 1987.

Chamberlin, J. Edward.  If This is Your Land, Where are Your Stories?  Reimagining Home and Sacred Space.  Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2003.

Cisneros, Sandra.  The House on Mango Street.  New York: Random House, 1984.

Coble, Ann Louise.  Cotton Patch for the Kingdom: Clarence Jordan's Demonstration Plot at Koinonia Farm.  Scotsdale, Pennsylvania: Herald Press, 2002.

Cochrane, James R. Circles of dignity: Community Wisdom and Theological Reflection.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1999.

Collin, Chuck and Yeskel, Felice, with United for a Fair Economy: Economic Apartheid in America: A Primer on Economic Inequality and Insecurity.  New York: New Press, 2000.

Collum, Danny Duncan.  Black and White Together.  Maryknoll: Orbis, 1996.

Comstock, Gary David.  A Whosoever Church: Welcoming Lesbians and Gay Men into African American Congregations.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2001.

Couture, Patnela.  Seeing Children, Seeing God: A Practical Theology of Children and Poverty.  Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2000.

Daley-Harris, Shannon.  Putting Our Faith into Action to Seek Justice for Children, vol. 4. Washington, D.C. Children's Defense Fund, 2005.

Danticat, Edwidge.  The Farming of bones.  New York: Soho Press, 1998.

Davis, Angela.  Are Prisons Obsolete?  New York: Seven Stories Press, 2003.

De la Torre, Miguel.  Doing Christian Ethics from the Margins.  Maryknoll: Orbis, 2004.

De la Torre, Miguel.  Reading the Bible from the Margins.  Maryknoll: Orbis, 2002.

deGruchy, John.  Cry Justice!  Prayers, Meditations and Readings from South Africa.  New York: Orbis, 1986.

Dennan-Spark, Louise and Carol Brunson Phillips.  Teaching/Learning Anti-racism: A Developmental Approach.  New York: Teachers College Press, 1997.  Anti-Bias Curriculum: Tools for Empowering Young Children.  Washington, D.C. National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1989.

De Wit, Hans, Louis Jonker, Marleen Kool, Daniel Schipani, editors.  Through the Eyes of Another: Intercultural Reading of the Bible.  Amsterdam: Institute of Mennonite Studies, 2004.

DeYoung, Curtiss Paul.  Reconciliation: Our Greatest Challenge - Our Only Hope.  Valley Forge: Judson Press, 1997.  Coming Together: The Bible's Message in an Age of diversity.  Judson Press, 1995.

Douglas, Kelly Brown.  Sexuality and the Black Church: A Womanist Perspective.  Maryknoll: Orbis, 1999.

Elizondo, Virgilio.  Galilean Journey: The Mexican American Promise.  Maryknoll: Orbis, 1983.  The Future is Mestizo: Life Where Cultures Meet.  Bloomington, IN: Meyer-Stone, 1988

Erdrich, Louise.  The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse.  New York: HarperCollins, 2001.

Erlander, Daniel.  Manna and Mercy: A Brief History of God's Unfolding Promise to Mend the Entire Universe. 1992.  Available from the author and through Friendship Press.

Esquivel, Julia.  Threatened with Resurrection: Prayers and Poems from an Exiled Guatamalan.  Elgin, Illinois: Brethren Press, 1982.

Felder, Cain Hope.  Troubling Biblical Waters: Race, Class and Family.  Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 1989. Ed., Stony the Road We Trod.- African American Biblical Interpretation.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1991.

Fernandez, Eleazar and Fernando Segovia, ed.  A Dream Unfinished.- Theological Reflections on America from the Margins.  Maryknoll, Orbis Books, 2001.

Fine, Michelle, et al., eds Off White: Readings on Race, Power and Society.  New York: Routledge, 1997.

Fitch, Janet.  White Oleander: A Novel.  Boston: Little, Brown & Co., 1999.

Fowler, Connie May.  Before Women Had Wings.  New York: Ballantine, 1996.

Frankenberg, Ruth.  White Women, Race Matters: The Social Construction of Whiteness.  Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, 1993.

Freedman, Samuel.  Upon This Rock.- The Miracles of a Black Church.  New York: HarperCollins, 1993.

Freire, Paulo.  Pedagogy of the Oppressed.  New York: Continuum, 1970.

Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. America Behind the Color Line: Dialogues with African Americans.  New York; Warner Books, 2004.

Gathje, Peter, editor.  A Work of Hospitality.- The Open Door Reader, 1982-2002.  Atlanta, The Open Door Community, 2002.

Gilligan, James.  Preventing Violence.  New York: Thames and Hudson, 2001.

Golden, Marita and Susan Richards Shreve, ed.  Black Women and White Women Write About Race.  New York: Doubleday, 1995.

Gonzalez, Justo.  Out of every Tribe and Nation: Christian Theology at the Ethnic Roundtable.  Nashville: Abingdon, 1992. ed., Voces: Voices from the Hispanic Church.  Nashville: Abingdon, 1992.

Gourevitch, Philip.  We Wish to Inform You that Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Our Families: Stories from Rwanda.  New York: Farrar Straus and Girouz, 1998.

Gunderson, Gary.  Deeply Woven Roots: Improving the Quality of life in Your Community.  Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1997.

Hacker, Andrew.  Two Nations: Black and White, Separate, Hostile, Unequal.  New York: Scribner's Sons, 1992

Harrison, Beverly, editor.  Justice in the Making.- Feminist Social Ethics.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2004.

Heitzenrater, Richard, ed. The Poor and the People Called Methodists. Nashville: Abingdon, 2002.

Hines, Samuel George and DeYoung, Curtiss Paul.  Beyond Rhetoric: Reconciliation as a Way of life.  Valley Forge: Judson Press, 2000.

Hobgood, Mary Elizabeth.  Dismantling Privilege: An Ethics of accountability.  Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2000

Hollyday, Joyce.  Clothed with the Sun: Biblical Women, Social Justice and Us.  Louisville: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1994.

Holthaus, Gary.  The Unauthorized Bible: Selected Readings.  North Berwick, Mine: The Boston Wesleyan Press, 2003.

hooks, bell. Black Looks.  Boston: South End Press, 1992.Ain't I a Woman?  Black Women and Feminism. 1982

Hope, Anne and Timmel, Sally.  Training for Transformation: A Handbook for Community Workers.  Zimbabwe: Mambo Press, 1984 (3 paperback volumes) and then 4th volume, 2000.

Howard-Brook, Wes and Gwyther, Anthony.  Unveiling Empire: Reading Revelation Now and Then.  Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 1999.

Isasi-Diaz, Ada Maria.  Mujerista Theology.  New York: Orbis Books, 1999.

Jennings Jr., Theodore W. Good News to the Poor: John Wesley's Evangelical Economics.  Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1990.  The Man Jesus Loved.- Homoerotic Narratives from the New Testament.  Cleveland: The Pilgrim Press, 2003.  The Insurrection of the Crucified.  The "Gospel of Mark" as Theological Manifesto. Chicago: Exploration Press, 2003.

Katz, Judy.  White Awareness: Handbook for Anti-Racism Training.  Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press, 1978.

Keels, Christine and Bernard.  Exodus: The Journey to Freedom.  New York: United Methodist Church, 2003.

Kim, Young-Il, ed.  Knowledge, Attitude, and Experience: Ministry in the Cross-Cultural Context.  Nashville: Abingdon, 1992.

King, Martin Luther Jr. A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. San Francisco: Harper and Row, 1986.

Kingsolver, Barbara.  The Poisonwood Bible.  New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1998.

Kinsler, Ross and Gloria.  The Biblical Jubilee and the Struggle for Life.  New York: Orbis, 1999.  Kinsler, Ross and Gloria.  God's Economy: Biblical Studies from Latin America.  Maryknoll: Orbis, 2005.

Kivel, Paul: Uprooting Racism: How White People Can Work for Racial Justice.  Philadelphia: New Society Publishers, 1996.

Konradi, Amanda and Schmidt, Martha, editors.  Reading Between the Lines: Toward an Understanding of Current Social Problems.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Knitter, Paul and Muzaffar, Chandra, editors.  Subverting Greed.- Religious Perspectives on the Global Economy.  Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 2002.

Koopman, Arabella with Robb, Helen.  Shifting Paradigms: Using Anti-Bias Strategy to Challenge Oppression and assist Transformation in the South African Context.  Lansdowne, South Africa: Early Learning Resource Unit, 1997.

Kozol, Jonathan.  Amazing Grace.  New York: Crown, 1995.  Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools.  New York: Crown Publishers, 1991.

Kretzmann, John and McKnight, John.  Building Communities from the Inside Out.- A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community's Assets. 1993.  Distributed by ACTA Publications, 4848 North Clark Street Chicago, IL

Krog, Antjie.  Country of My Skull.- Guilt, Sorrow, and the Limit of Forgiveness in the New South Africa.  New York: Random House, 1998.

Lamott, Anne.  Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith.  New York: Anchor Books, 1999.

Law, Eric.  The Wotf Shall Dwell with the Lamb: A Spirituality for Leadership in a Multicultural Community.St Louis: Chalice Press, 1993.  Sacred Acts, Holy Change: Faithful Diversity and Practical Transformation.St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2002.

Lee, Enid, Deborah Menkart, Margo Okazawa-Rey, Editors.  Beyond Heroes and Holidays: A Practical Guide to K-12 Anti-Racist, Multicultural Education and Staff Development.  Network of Educators on the Americas, 1998.  Available from NECA in Washington, D.C.

Leo-Hartshorn, Tobin Shearer and Regina Stoftzfus.  Set Free: A Journey Toward Solidarity Against Racism.  Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 2001.

Linthicum, Robert.  Empowering the Poor.- Community Organizing Among the City's 'Rag, Tag and Bobtail'.  Monrovia, California: MARC Books, 1994.

Martinez, Demetria.  Mother Tongue.  New York: Ballantine Books, 1994.

Martinez, Elizabeth, ed. 500 Years of Chicano History.  Albuquerque NM: Southwest Organizing Project, 1991

Matsuoka, Fumitaka.  The Color of faith: Building Community in a Multiracial Society.  Cleveland: United Church Press, 1998.

Matthews, Tony.  There's More Than One Color in the Pew: A Handbook for Multicultural, Multiracial Church.  Macon, Georgia: Smyth and Helwys Publishing, 2003.

Mauer, Marc and Chesney-Lind, Meda, editors.  Invisible Punishment.- The Collateral Consequences of mass Imprisonment.  New York: The New Press, 2002.

Mazel, Ella, ed.  "And don't call me a racist!  "A treasury of quotes on the past, present and future of the color line in America.  Lexington, MA: Argonaut Press, 1998.

McKenzie, Steven.  All God's Children.-A Biblical Critique of Racism.Louisville: Westminster JohnKnox, 1997

Meeks, M. Douglas.  God the Economist.- The Doctrine of God and Political Economy. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1989. The Portion of the Poor: Good News to the Poor in the Wesleyan Tradition. Nashville: Abingdon, 1995

Merrill, Nan.  Psalms for Praying.- An Invitation to Wholeness.  New York: Continuum, 1996.

Montgomery-Fate, Tom.  Beyond the White Noise: Mission in a Multi-cultural World.  St. Louis: Chalice Press, 1997.

Morrison, Toni.  Beloved New York: Knopf, 1987.

Morley, Janet, editor.  Bread of Tomorrow: Prayers for the Church Year.  New York: Orbis Books, 1992.

Mulligan, Mary Alice and Burrow, Jr, Rufus.  Standing in the Margin: How Your Congregation Can Minister with the Poor (and perhaps recover its soul in the process).  Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2004.

Myers, Bryant.  Walking with the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development.  New York: Orbis Books, 1999.

Myers, Chad.  Who Will Roll Away the Stone?  Discipleship Queries for the First World Christians.  New York: Orbis, 1997.

Newsome, Carol and Ringe, Sharon, editors.  Women's Bible Commentary: Expanded Edition.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1998.

Nouwen, Henri.  The Inner Voice of love: A Journey Through Anguish to Freedom.  New York: Random House, 1996.  Walk with Jesus: Stations of the Cross.  Maryknoll, New York: Orbis, 1990.

Nelson-Pallmeyer, Jack.  Jesus Against Christianity: Reclaiming the Missing Jesus.  Harrisburg, PA: Trinitv Press International, 2001.

Ng, David.  People on the Way.- Asian North Americans Discovering Christ, Culture and Community.  Valley Forge, Pennsylvania: Judson Press, 1996.

Okholm, Dennis.  The Gospel in Black and White: Theological Resources for Racial Reconciliation.  Downers Grove, EL: InterVarsitv Press, 1997.

Okri, Ben.  The Famished Road.  New York: Anchor, 1993.

Parenti, Christian.  Lockdown America: Police and Prisons in the Age of Crisis.  New York: Verso, 1999.

Park, Andrew Sung.  Racial Conflict and Healing.- An Asian-American Theological Perspective.  New York, Orbis, 1998.

Patte, Daniel, General Editor.  Associate Editors: J. Severino Croatto, Nicole Wilkinson Duran, Teresa Okure, Archie Chi Chung Lee.  Global Bible Commentary.  Nashville, Abingdon Press, 2004.

Perkins, Spencer and Chris Rice.  More Than Equals: Racial Healing for the Sake of the Gospel.  Downers Grove, III: InterVarsity Press, 1993.

Peterson, Eugene.  The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language.  Colorado Springs: Navpress, 2002.

Poling, James.  Deliver Us from Evil.- Resisting Racial and Gender Oppression.  Minneapolis: Fortress, 1996.

Recinos, Harold.  Jesus Weeps: Global Encounters on Our Doorstep.  Nashville: Abingdon, 1992.

Rieger, Joerg.  God and the Excluded.- Visions and Blindspots in Contemporary Theology.  Minneapolis: Augsberg Fortress, 2001.

Reiman, Jeffrey.  The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Get Prison: Ideology, Class and Criminal Justice. Needham Heights, Massachusetts: Allyn and Bacon, 2001.

Resner, Andre, editor.  Just Preaching.- Prophetic Voices for Economic Justice.  St Louis: Chalice Press, 2003.

Rhoads, David, editor.  From Every People and Nation: The Book of Revelation in Intercultural Perspective.Minneapolis: Augsburg Press, 2005.

Rodriguez, Gloria.  Raising Nuestros Ninos: Bringing Up Latino Children in a Bicultural World.  New York: Fireside Books, 1999.

Rothenberg, Paula, editor.  Race, Class and Gender in the United States.  Worth Publishers, 2003.

Sample, Tex.  Hard Living People and Mainstream Christians.  Nashville: Abingdon, 1993.

Sasso, Sandy Eisenberg.  In God's Name.  Woodstock, Vermont: Jewish Lights Publishing, 1994.

Shearer, Jody Miller.  Enter the River: Healing Steps from White Privilege toward Racial Reconciliation. Scottdale, Pa.: Herald Press, 1994.

Shipler, David.  A Country of strangers: Blacks and Whites in America.  New York: Random House, 1998.

Sokoloff, Natalie and Price, Barbara Raffel, editors.  The Criminal Justice System and Women: Offenders,Prisoners, Victims, and Workers. 3rd edition.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003.

Sokoloff, Natalie and Pratt, Christina, editors.  Domestic Violence at the Margins: Readings on Race, Class, Gender and Culture.  New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 2005.

Smith, Jr, Archie and Riedel-Pfaefflin, Ursula.  Siblings by Choice: Race, Gender and Violence.  St. Louis: Chalice Press, 2004.

Smith, Lillian.  Killers of the Dream.  New York: Norton, 1962 (original work published 1949).

Soelle, Dorothee.  The Silent Cry.- Mysticism and Resistance.  Minneapolis: Fortress, 2001.

Sojourners.  America's Original Sin: A Study Guide on White Racism.  Washington, D.C., 1992.

Song, C. S.  Jesus and the Reign of God.  Minneapolis: Augsberg Press, 1993.

Stone, Ken, editor.  Queer Commentary and the Hebrew Bible.  Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2001.

Storey, Peter.  With God in the Crucible: Preaching Costly Discipleship.  Nashville: Abingdon, 2002. Listening at Golgotha: Jesus' Words from the Cross.  Nashville: Upper Room Books, 2004.

Stroupe, Nibs and Inez Fleming.  While We Run This Race: Confronting the Power of Racism in a Southern Church.  New York: Orbis Books, 1995.  Stroupe, Nibs and Caroline Leach. O Lord, Hold Our Hands: How a Church Thrives in a Multicultural World.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2003.

Takaki, Ronald.  A Different Mirror.- A History of multicultural America.  Boston: Little Brown, 1993.

Takenaka, Masao and Grady, Ron.  The Bible Through Asian Eyes.  Auckland, New Zealand: Pace Publishing, 1991. Available through Friendship Press, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Tamez, Elsa.  Bible of the Oppressed.  New York: Orbis, 1982.

Tatum, Beverly Daniel.  Why Are All the Black Kids Together in the Cafeteria?  And Other Conversations About Race.  New York: Basic Books, 1999.

Taylor, Barbara Brown.  Speaking of Sin.  Cambridge: Cowley Publications, 2001.

Tennessee Annual Conference Task Force on Ministry with the Poor and Marginalized.  Hearing and Doing the Word.- God's Call to Love and Justice.  Nashville: 2001.

Thurman, Howard.  Deep is the Hunger.  Richmond, Indiana: Friends United Press, 1951.

Townes, Emilie.  Embracing the Spirit.- Womanist Perspectives on Hope, Salvation and Transformation.  New York: Orbis, 1997.

Washington, James Melvin, editor.  A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King, Jr. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1986.

Washington, Preston Robert.  God's Transforming Spirit.-Black Church Renewal.  Valley Forge: Judson, 1988.

Washington, Raleigh, and Glen Kehrein.  Breaking Down Walls: A Model for Reconciliation in an Age of Racial Strife.  Chicago: Moody Press, 1993.

Weems, Ann.  Psalms of lament.  Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 1995. Reaching for Rainbows. The Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1980.

West, Cornel.  Race Matters.  Boston: Beacon Press, 1993.

West, Gerald and Dube, Musa.  The Bible in Africa: Transactions, Trajectories and Trends.  Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2001.

Williams, Cecil.  No Hiding Place: Empowerment and Recovery for Our Troubled Communities, New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1992.

Wimberly, Edward P. Relational Refugees: Alienation and Reincorporation in African American Churches and Communities.  Nashville: Abingdon, 2000.

Wink, Walter.  Engaging the Powers: Discernment and Resistance in a World of domination.  Minneapolis: Augsberg Press, 1992 

Wood, Douglas.  Old Turtle.  Duluth, Minnesota: Pfeifer-Hamilton Publishers, 1992.

Woodley, Randy.  Living in Color.-Embracing God's Passion for Diversity.  Grand Rapids: Chosen Books, 2001

Wray, Harmon with Peggy Hutchison.  Restorative Justice: Moving Beyond Punishment.  New York: United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries, 2002.

Young Bear, Severt and R.D.Theisz. Standing in the Light.- A Lakota Way of seeing.  Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1994.

Zehr, Howard.  Changing Lenses: A New Focus for Crime and Justice.  Scottsdale, PA: Herald Press, 1990. 

Zinn, Howard.  A People's History of the United States, 1492-present.  New York: Augsberg, 1995.


Video resources:

Veterans of Hope Video Series, Vincent Harding, Iliff School of Theology, Denver, Colorado Interviews veterans of peace and justice movements, exploring role of religions/spirituality in their lives and work; focus on veterans of the civil rights movement. 303-765-1445

Glidepath to Recovery, 2002.  Family Theater Productions, 800-299-7729.

Long Night's Journey into Day: South Africa's Search for Truth and Reconciliation, 94 min., California Newsreel, 149 9h St. #420, San Francisco, CA 94103 415-621-6196

Restoring Justice: For Victims, Communities and Offenders, Presbyterian Church USA PDS#72-630-96-720; 888-728-7228