The issue of undocumented immigration cannot be described as either a problem or a possibility in the current political climate – it simply is a reality, and how individual Christians and churches respond to it relies heavily on their theological understanding of what it means to be an immigrant and what it means to be privileged. Taking a combined approach of scriptural exegesis and feminist thought/ theology, this book provides new ways to approach the pressing issue of undocumented immigration. Rich in immigration law and history, along with purposeful looks into the work of feminist scholarship and the stories of immigrants themselves,this book asks hard questions of those with privilege about taking risks to stand in solidarity with some of the most marginalized in U.S. society – our undocumented immigrant neighbors.
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Rev. Libby Mae Grammer is an ordained minister in the moderate Baptist tradition serving as Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church Martinsville, VA since August 2018. Prior to her current position, she served as a minister on staff at River Road Church, Baptist in Richmond, VA. She is a Doctor of Ministry student at McAfee School of Theology at Mercer University and has almost a decade of experience as an Immigration Legal Assistant at a large law firm in the Southeast. She also holds a Master’s degree in Theology, Ethics, and Culture from the University of Virginia as well as a Master of Divinity degree from McAfee School of Theology.
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