29 Books for Faithful Racial Justice

InterVarsity Press is arguably the leading publisher for Christian authors who share their prophetic voices and stories to educate the uninformed and challenge with the truth. Learn from these books to pursue justice, wholeness, and racial righteousness in your homes, churches, and communities.

InterVarsity Press had offered one free eBook of a title below from now until June 12 at ivpress.com/pages/resources-for-faithful-justice (note: the web server may be overloaded) and

You can buy these as Kindle eBooks via amazon.com—most of these are around $4.99 each. [disclosure: afflilate links in use]

Healing Racial Trauma
Sheila Wise Rowe
Prophetic Lament
Soong-Chan Rah
White Awake
Daniel Hill
Becoming a Just Church
Adam L. Gustine
Beyond Colorblind
Sarah Shin
Birmingham Revolution
Edward Gilbreath
Brown Church
Robert Chao Romero
Can “White” People Be Saved?
Edited by Love L. Sechrest
Disunity in Christ
Christena Cleveland
Evangelical Theologies of Liberation and Justice
Edited by Mae Elise Cannon and Andrea Smith
Faith-Rooted Organizing
Rev. Alexia Salvatierra and Peter Heltzel
Free at Last?
Carl F. Ellis Jr.
Healing Our Broken Humanity
Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Graham Hill
Mending the Divides
Jon Huckins and Jer Swigart
Mother to Son
Jasmine L. Holmes
Race and Place
David P. Leong
Raise Your Voice
Kathy Khang
Reconstructing the Gospel
Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
Rethinking Incarceration
Dominique DuBois Gilliard
Roadmap to Reconciliation 2.0
Brenda Salter McNeil
Unsettling Truths
Mark Charles and Soong-Chan Rah
Welcoming Justice
Charles Marsh and John M. Perkins

More Books Authored by People of Color

Analog Church: Why We Need Real People, Places, and Things in the Digital Age by Jay Y. Kim

Anxious: Choosing Faith in a World of Worry by Amy Simpson

Beyond Racial Gridlock: Embracing Mutual Responsibility by George Yancey

Christian Political Witness, edited by George Kalantzis, Gregory W. Lee

Church Forsaken: Practicing Presence in Neglected Neighborhoods by Jonathan Brooks

Culture Care: Reconnecting with Beauty for Our Common Life by Makoto Fujimura

Discover Joy in Work: Transforming Your Occupation into Your Vocation by Shundrawn A. Thomas

Divine Merger: What Happens When Jesus Collides with Your Community by Mark E. Strong

Embrace: God’s Radical Shalom for a Divided World by Leroy Barber

The Genealogical Adam and Eve: The Surprising Science of Universal Ancestry by S. Joshua Swamidass

God Is Stranger: Finding God in Unexpected Places by Krish Kandiah

Hermanas: Deepening Our Identity and Growing Our Influence by Kristy Garza Robinson

Honest Worship: From False Self to True Praise by Manuel Luz

In Search of Christ in Latin America: From Colonial Image to Liberating Savior by Samuel Escobar

I See You: How Love Opens Our Eyes to Invisible People by Terence Lester

Longing for Revival: From Holy Discontent to Breakthrough Faith by James Choung and Ryan Pfeiffer

The Messianic Vision of the Pentateuch by Kevin S. Chen

A Multitude of All Peoples: Engaging Ancient Christianity’s Global Identity by Vince L. Bantu

The Next Worship: Glorifying God in a Diverse World by Sandra Maria Van Opstal

Sacred Endurance: Finding Grace and Strength for a Lasting Faith by Trillia Newbell

Seeing Jesus in East Harlem: What Happens When Churches Show Up and Stay Put by José Humphreys

A Sojourner’s Truth: Choosing Freedom and Courage in a Divided World by Natasha Sistrunk Robinson

Taking It to the Streets: Lessons from a Life of Urban Ministry by Harry Louis Williams II

A Week In the Life of Ephesus by David A. deSilva