The Inconvenient Gospel: A Southern Prophet Tackles War, Wealth, Race and Religion

The Inconvenient Gospel

By Clarence Jordan. Edited by Frederick L. Downing. A selection from Jordan’s talks and writings that outlines his experiment in racial equality, nonviolence, economic justice, and sustainable agriculture. Highlights his biblical rejection of materialism, militarism, and racism as obstacles to authentic faith — which stood in stark contrast to the hypocrisy of some churches that blessed wars, justified wealth disparity, and enforced racial segregation. Read more.