Christina Edmondson’s Faithful Antiracism is a powerful, insightful guide to systemic change in the fight against racism. Blending personal stories with research and theory, Edmondson offers readers a framework for understanding how individual attitudes are shaped by institutional structures and vice versa. She provides clear strategies for undoing oppressive systems while also nurturing our own spiritual growth – all with the goal of creating beloved communities that are equitable and inclusive for everyone.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for activists, educators, and anyone committed to the work of undoing racism.
- The author’s personal stories help readers connect with the material.
- The book offers clear strategies for undoing oppressive systems.
- The goal of creating beloved communities is admirable.
- Difficult to read at times
- Can be dense, academic writing
- May be overwhelming for those new to the topic of racism
Learn more about the author
Christina Edmondson is an ordained Disciples of Christ minister and theologian. She has been a racial justice organizer for over 20 years, working with congregations and communities across the United States to dismantle institutional racism.
“This is an extraordinary book! Christina Edmondson has given us a toolkit for change that is both deeply spiritual and solidly practical. Her clearheaded analysis of racism, coupled with her deep understanding of the transformative power of love, makes this an essential guide for anyone committed to creating a more just world.”
“This book is a must-read for anyone who wants to understand the roots of racism and how we can work together to dismantle it.”
“This book is a must read for anyone wanting to understand the complex dynamics of race in our society. Christina Edmondson provides an excellent overview of current antiracist theory while also sharing her own insightful reflections on how we can move from talk to systemic change. The stories of struggle and hope she shares will inspiration and challenge you to become more fully engaged in the work of creating just communities.”
“This book is a must read for anyone interested in undoing the systemic racism that exists in our country and around the world. Christina Edmondson provides clear strategies based on her own experiences along with rich research and theory to help readers understand how they can work to create change. I highly recommend this book for individuals, Sunday school classes, small groups, or any other setting where people are looking to learn more about antiracism.”