Immigration Reading List for Christians.

January 20, 2016

 

Neighbor-Daniel

 

Yesterday, the issue of immigration was back in the news, as the Supreme Court announced that it will take up a case to decide whether Pres. Obama’s executive actions on immigration are constitutional

 
Not sure if immigration matters to Christians or if it does, why it matters?  Here is a reading list that will help you better understand immigration in theological perspective. 
 
Most of these books focus on immigration from Mexico and other parts of Latin America, but there are a couple that focus on immigration from other parts of the world.
 
What books have been most helpful to you in thinking theologically about immigration?
 

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Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate[/easyazon_link]

Matthew Soerens and Jenny Yang

 
*** If you only have time for one book, read this one!
 
*** Read our review
 
 
 
 

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Immigration, the Church, and the Bible[/easyazon_link]

Daniel Carroll R. 

 
Superb reflections of a biblical scholar on why immigration matters.
 
*** Read our review
 
 
 
 

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Ched Myers

 
Really helpful theological reflection!

*** Read our review
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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