America's Original Sin: Racism, White Privilege and the Bridge to a New America

by Jim Wallis. Brazos Press, 2016.


This book brings together history, current events, and faith resources to address America's racism and offers a guide to change.


racism in America, acknowledging white privilege, history, examination of current events

Recommended Audience

Clergy and lay leaders


Purchase as a book or e-book

Practical Applications

  • Reflect on current events relating to race in America through a Christian perspective by discussing this resource in a small group.
  • Increase awareness of white privilege and engage with people of color to learn from their experiences.

About the Contributor

Marie Fleming

Marie Fleming was a contract resource consultant for the Center for Congregations. Her consulting practice includes congregation-based Permaculture Design and equipping congregations for creation care.

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