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SUMMARY Woke Church

“ Between the Christianity of this land and the Christianity of Christ I recognize the widest possible difference” –Frederick Douglass 1845The prophets of old were not easy to listen to because they did not flatter  They did not cajole They spoke hard words that often chafed and unsettled their listeners Like the Old Testament prophets and recent prophetic. If you pick up this book expecting to find a landmark contribution to the social justice debate you will be disappointed In it Dr Mason is presenting his vision for a socially engaged church not directly engaging with the debate that has surfaced over the last several years He s not staying out of it the title gives it away Dr Mason is on the social justice side of things but he is presenting a moderated position in favor of SJ His desire is to redeem the term woke to promote frameworks and terms that progressive Christians are known for but he is committed to historic Christian orthodoxy and to staying within the evangelical campSpeaking of terms one of the weaknesses of this book is that it leaves too many of them undefined The term woke is defined sure but the definition of a multitude of other freuent te

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Voices like Frederick Douglass Dr Eric Mason calls the evangelical church to a much needed reckoning In a time when many feel confused complacent or even angry he challenges the church toBe Aware – to understand that the issue of justice is not a black issue it’s a kingdom issue To learn how the history of racism in America and in the church has tainted our wi. Thanks to Netgalley and Moody Publishers for this ARCThis was a difficult read for me because it forced me to admit and assess my own prejudices There is a lot of history here which was both fascinating and appalling The arguments for a Woke Church are crystal clear and will resonate in my heart forever I hope Honestly I highlighted 13 of the book The book is filled with clarion calls for justice and action I was moved profoundly by the comparison of the Church s reaction to the issues of abortion and human trafficking to its inaction towards the very real issue of systemic racism and injustice I do not doubt that this is an important book I was just put off towards the end as it occurred to me that the author who argues so elouently for racial reconciliation has a bit of a blind spot when it comes to gend Reiki A Comprehensive Guide difficult read for me because it forced me to admit and assess my own prejudices There is a lot of history here which was both fascinating and appalling The arguments for a Woke Church are crystal clear and will resonate in my heart forever I hope Honestly I highlighted 13 of the book The book is filled with clarion calls for justice and action I was moved profoundly by the comparison of the Church s reaction to the issues of abortion and human trafficking to its inaction towards the very real issue of systemic racism and injustice I জামশেদ মুস্তফির হাড় do not Memoirs of Madame de La Tour du Pin doubt that this is an important book I was just put off towards the end as it occurred to me that the author who argues so elouently for racial reconciliation has a bit of a blind spot when it comes to gend

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Tness to a watching worldBe Redemptive – to grieve and lament what we have lost and to regain our prophetic voice calling the church to remember our gospel imperative to promote justice and mercyBe Active – to move beyond polite safe conversations about reconciliation and begin to set things aright for our soon coming King who will be looking for a WOKE CHURCH. The word woke is slang for being aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues especially issues of racial and social justice Dr Eric Mason appropriates this term to describe a church that has been awakened to the reality of implicit and explicit racism and injustice in American society Such a church is characterized by four attributes Awareness of the overarching truths that unite the Body of Christ including the relationship of justice to the gospel chapter 2 and the Church as the holy family of God chapter 3 Acknowledgement of the history of racism among American Christians chapter 4 which provides a list of beliefs and practices to lament chapter 5 Accountability for churches to reclaim our roles as light and salt in the world by means of prophetic preachi


10 thoughts on “Woke Church

  1. says:

    If you pick up this book expecting to find a landmark contribution to the social justice debate you will be disappointed In it Dr Mason is presenting his vision for a socially engaged church not directly engaging with the d

  2. says:

    Eric Mason has no plan Just a lot of blusterSome of the bluster I agree with; some I don’t But let’s get specific man What exactly is wrong and what would you like to do about it?Also the writing is abysmal Like a freshman’s first college paper

  3. says:

    If you already know what you think about the SJW movement and their relationship to the reformed tradition this book will not change your mind This will be red meat for the already woke and cringy to MacArthurites There were parts th

  4. says:

    Thanks to Netgalley and Moody Publishers for this ARCThis was a difficult read for me because it forced me to admit and assess my own prejudices There is a lot of history here which was both fascinating and appalling The ar

  5. says:

    Short thoughts I am mixed on the title There is nothing wrong with it but those that are in most need of the book are probably those that would be most turned off by the title Woke has a connotation among people that are ske

  6. says:

    Convicting on many fronts and insanely readable For those wary of the word woke please read the book I've appreciated listening to Dr Mason's preaching over the past year and I'm glad to read this book and recommend it My only complaint is that it's so short Note toying with the idea of writing a full in depth review after the first of the year

  7. says:

    DISCLAIMER I RECEIVED THIS BOOK FOR FREE FROM MOODY PUBLISHERS TO REVIEWEric Mason’s Woke Church aims to “shine a spotlight on one of the aspects of the gospel that has been neglected and dismissed as inappropriate for discourse” p 43; that aspect he refers to is justice This book represents the seventh book that I have reviewed for Moody Publishers It is by far the worst book I have reviewed for Moody This review explains w

  8. says:

    Summary The woke church must 1 be aware of how sin manifests in our communities and how the gospel addresses these issues;2 be willing to acknowledge that our country’s history of racism continues to impact our communities today;3 be accountable to move beyond just talking about injustices to developing a plan to engage

  9. says:

    The word woke  is slang for being “aware of and actively attentive to important facts and issues especially issues of racial and social justice” Dr Eric Mason appropriates this term to describe a church that has been “awakened to the reality of implicit and explicit racism and injustice in American society” Such a church is

  10. says:

    I feel like Dr Mason is a man who is swimming in the ocean of Scripture but understands the current of the present What I learnedYou don’t really know God or His Bible unless you know about and join in His push for justice We need to engage our broken culture and prophetically speakact against racism and injustice We need to know how broken we are how great Jesus is and how awesome the end is going to be when Jesus returns

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