Reading Group: John Perkins’ Let Justice Roll Down

About the Book

His brother died in his arms, shot by a deputy marshall. He was beaten and tortured by the sheriff and state police. But through it all he returned good for evil, love for hate, progress for prejudice, and brought hope to black and white alike. The story of John Perkins is no ordinary story. Rather, it is a gripping portrayal of what happens when faith thrusts a person into the midst of a struggle against racism, oppression, and injustice. It is about the costs of discipleship—the jailings, the floggings, the despair, the sacrifice. And it is about the transforming work of faith that allowed John to respond to such overwhelming indignities with miraculous compassion, vision, and hope.

About the Course

Belmont University professor Steve Guthrie leads a read-through and discussion of John M. Perkins powerful book.

The “live” version of this book group, which includes Zoom chats every Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. CST, begins August 3, 2020, and continues through August 28. However, you are welcome to join at any time, even after the live chats have ended. The discussions will be archived, and the forums will be open indefinitely for new registrants to continue reading and discussing the book.

Let Justice Roll Down is available in the Rabbit Room Store. Use discount code “JusticeRolls” to get 50% off through August 31, 2020. No purchase necessary to join the reading group.

Course Instructor

Steve Guthrie Instructor

Dr. Steve Guthrie is Professor of Theology at Belmont University, a Rabbit Room board member and Hutchmoot speaker, and also was for many years a member of a Beatles cover band (which we don’t hold against him).

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