The last couple of weeks have been nerve-racking.
Donald Trump won the presidential election, surprising many people in the U.S. and around the globe. His nomination of Steve Bannon and other prominent bigots to his staff does not bode well.
How should we respond as the church?
On one hand, our calling to be communities striving to be faithful to the faith of Jesus remains the same as it was prior to the election.
On the other hand, Donald Trump’s platform and allegiances seem to cast a specter of violence on those who are not white males. How do we respond faithfully to these threats of violence against our neighbors?
A number of prominent media outlets have published reading lists for understanding and navigating the Trump age, including:
While there are many important and insightful books on these lists, we wanted to offer a similar list of theologically-informed resources that will serve to guide our churches in this new and unsettling age.