This book draws a line between the central image of western Christianity, the cross, and the symbol of racialized terrorism in the United States, the lynching tree, and asks why we haven’ t connected the two sooner.
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- Explore faith and racial justice by sharing and discussing this book in an adult Sunday School class.
- Learn the history of western Christianity and racism by reading this book.