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Book Giveaway – Lisa Sharon Harper – Fortune [5 winners]

We’re excited to run this giveaway of FIVE copies of this great new book:

Fortune: How Race Broke My Family and the World– And How to Repair it All
Lisa Sharon Harper

Hardback: Brazos Press, 2022
 
 
Book Description:
Drawing on her lifelong journey to know her family’s history, leading Christian activist Lisa Sharon Harper recovers the beauty of her heritage, exposes the brokenness that race has wrought in America, and casts a vision for collective repair.

Harper has spent three decades researching ten generations of her family history through DNA research, oral histories, interviews, and genealogy. Fortune, the name of Harper’s first nonindigenous ancestor born on American soil, bore the brunt of the nation’s first race, gender, and citizenship laws. As Harper traces her family’s story through succeeding generations, she shows how American ideas, customs, and laws robbed her ancestors–and the ancestors of so many others–of their humanity and flourishing.

Fortune helps readers understand how America was built upon systems and structures that blessed some and cursed others, allowing Americans of European descent to benefit from the colonization, genocide, enslavement, rape, and exploitation of people of color. As Harper lights a path through national and religious history, she clarifies exactly how and when the world broke and shows the way to redemption for us all. The book culminates with a powerful and compelling vision of truth telling, reparation, and forgiveness that leads to Beloved Community. It includes a foreword by Otis Moss III, illustrations, and a glossy eight-page black-and-white insert featuring photos of Harper’s family.


 

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Katie Selby is Associate Editor of The Englewood Review of Books. Prior to her family‘s recent transition to the Englewood Christian Church community, Katie served various churches and organizations in Nebraska, East Tennessee, India, and Ethiopia. She is an M.Div. graduate of Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan University.


8 Comments

  1. So excited to hear more from your weekly online edition I subscribed to.

    I just entered to win a copy of the new book Fortune by Lisa Sharon Harper from @ERBks! You can too: https://t.co/CMQvjgxTgI— Josue Armando Garcia (@Philly_Sway) February 17, 2022

  2. I subscribe and I posted on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andrew.camp.9

  3. Lynne Abraham-Yadlin

    I just entered to win a copy of the new book Fortune by Lisa Sharon Harper from @ERBks! You can too: https://englewoodreview.org/book-giveaway-lisa-sharon-harper-fortune-5-winners/
    This was posted on my Facebook page.

  4. I would deeply love to win a copy of Lisa Sharon Harper’s new work — been a subscriber for awhile now.

    https://twitter.com/chriskamalski/status/1494583592575512589?s=21

  5. https://twitter.com/Cristof222/status/1494649633619992586

    Thanks for setting up the giveaway! Follow via newsletter also!