Interfaith Responses to Racism

Theresa Thames.


This website shares sacred texts that denounce racism from multiple faith traditions.


scripture from five religious traditions, videos and programming from Princeton's Office of Religious life, book list for additional reading

Recommended Audience

young adults and interfaith leader



Practical Applications

  • Engage young adults with the intersection of faith and anti-racism.
  • Build interfaith bridges related to anti-racism by starting with these texts.

About the Contributor

Tim Shapiro

Tim Shapiro is the Indianapolis Center’s president. He began serving the Center in 2003 after 18 years in pastoral ministry. For 14 years, Tim served Westminster Presbyterian Church in Xenia, Ohio. Prior to his pastorate at Westminster, he was pastor of Bethlehem Presbyterian Church in Logansport, Indiana. He holds degrees from Purdue University and Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Tim’s interest in how congregations learn to do new things is represented in his book How Your Congregation LearnsAfter his extensive work on the Center’s Sacred Space initiative, Tim co-authored the book Holy Places: Matching Sacred Space with Mission and MessageHe has also authored several articles, including Applying Positive Deviance and The Congregation of Theological Coherence.

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