Some Questions to Consider When Reading We Have Taken a CityPosted: August 11, 2016
Some Questions to Consider When Reading
We Have Taken a City
- Do you think sin and evil are purely personal concepts, or do you believe in the possibility of corporate sin and corporate evil?
- Do you think there were people in Nazi Germany who did not support their government, but who suffered the consequences of World War II none the less
- Do you think institutional racism is a reality?
- What do you think might be some examples of institutional racism?
- Before reading this book were you aware of post-civil war racial violence?
- How does the history in this book relate to your knowledge of the Civil Rights Movement?
- How does this history affect how you see current outbreaks of racial violence?
- After reading this history does it surprise you to learn that the City of Ferguson is a majority African American Community that is run by a minority white administration and police department?
- How do you think White Christians should respond to the “Black Lives Matter” movement?
- Is there a way to prevent police from being “targeted” and still hold police accountable for their actions?
- Can you see a way that the current wave of protests might lead to better race relations?
- Do you think the current election cycle is in anyway responsible for racial tensions?
- How do you think churches might contribute to a reconciliation between the races in America?
- Can you think of anyway the United Church of Huntsville might better promote interracial reconciliation?