|Saving Paradise - Reclaiming Christianity from Empire||
Rita Nakashima Brock is co-author of Saving Paradise: How Christianity Traded Love of This World for Crucifixion and Empire, tracing how the radically pacifist Christianity of the first centuries was corrupted to support violence and empire.
|Social Class & Powerful Social Action||
Most activists recognize the strength to social action groups of drawing power from across the racial and sex/gender landscape, but too few recognize the key effects of class. In Missing Class: Strengthening Social Movement Groups by Seeing Class Cultures, Betsy Leondar-Wright shines a focused light on the opportunities for pulling together as never before, by seeing the many ways in which social class impacts our thoughts, actions, and organizing.
|Making Eternal Judgements - Slavery, Sexism, Homophobia||
Looking at the "obvious evil" of the past to help distinguish the evil we're doing now.