Book Studies

Book Studies at Redeemer

We talk about books here.

Due to COVID-19, all of our book studies are online via Zoom.

Book Discussion with Pastor Jonathan

Join Pastor Jonathan on Tuesdays from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.  The current book selection is Might from the Margins: The Gospel’s Power to Turn the Tables on Injustice by Dennis Edwards.  The discussion begins on January 12th.

ADLA Liberation Theology Book Club with Pastor Ron

Sponsored by the African Descent Lutheran Association – Southeastern Chapter, Pastor Ron Bonner will lead a monthly book club on the 4th Saturday of the month at 10 am, beginning in July 2020.

January 23, 2021:  Barracoon:  The Story of the Last “Black Cargo” by Zora Neale Hurston

February 27, 2021:  I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown

March 27, 2021:  The Search for Common Ground by Howard Thurman

The image is of a Deacon Adrainne Gray with her hand on the tombstone of Cudjoe Lewis in Alabama. He is presumed to have been the the last survivor of the Middle Passage.

Deacon Adrainne Gray, pictured at the gravesite of Cudjoe Lewis, will lead the disucssion of the January book selection which is based upon Hurston’s 1927 interviews of Mr. Lewis.

January Book

Previous Lenten Book Studies

  • 2020: Kneeling with Giants by Gary Neal Hansen
  • 2019: Grateful by Diana Butler Bass
  • 2018: Baptized for this Moment by Stephen Paul Bouman
  • 2017: Martin Luther and the Called Life by Mark D. Tranvik

To whom would I give a book suggestion?

Karen Medford coordinates Redeemer’s book studies.  If you have a book suggestion or would like to facilitate a book study class, please email her at

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