Lisa Sharon Harper
Lisa Sharon Harper joins us to discuss her book, 'Fortune'
Lisa Sharon Harper joins Fred Stella on Common Threads to talk about her latest book, ‘Fortune: How Race Broke my Family and the World and How to Repair it All.’
Excerpts from Lisa Sharon Harper’s “about” page at lisasharonharper.com:
From Ferguson to New York, and from Germany and South Africa to Australia and Brazil, Lisa Sharon Harper leads trainings that increase clergy and community leaders’ capacity to organize people of faith toward a just world. Ms. Harper is the founder and president of FreedomRoad.us, a consulting group dedicated to shrinking the narrative gap in our nation by designing forums and experiences that bring common understanding, common commitment and common action.
Ms. Harper previous books include: ‘Evangelical Does Not Equal Republican…or Democrat,’ ‘Left Right and Christ: Evangelical Faith in Politics,’ ‘Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith,’ ‘The Very Good Gospel: How Everything Wrong can be Made Right.’
A columnist at Sojourners Magazine and an Auburn Theological Seminary Senior Fellow, Ms. Harper has appeared on TVOne, FoxNews Online, NPR, and Al Jazeera America. Her writing has been featured in CNN Belief Blog, The National Civic Review, Sojourners, The Huffington Post, Relevant Magazine, and Essence Magazine.