Christians and the Color Line: Race and Religion After Divided by Faith

(J. Russell Hawkins). Oxford University Press, 2014.

This collection of essays from various scholars explores race relations and the role religion has played in mending or straining those relations. Written in two parts --- history and future --- this book looks at how religious institutions can move forward in an increasingly multi-cultural America.


essays from numerous scholars

Best For

clergy and lay leaders


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Gain a better understanding of the history of race relations in the United States and how congregations can move forward within a more diverse country by reading essays on race and religion.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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