Welcoming the New Kid Study and Action Group

1. Supporting the Needy New Kid: Do We Care About Every Child? (Genesis 1 - 11)

2. Financing Schools for New Kids: Does God Have a "No Child Left Behind Policy"? (Leviticus 25)

3. Fairness for New Kids: Can We Undo Residential Segregation? (Isaiah 2:1 - 4; 5:7 - 8; Micah 2:1 - 2; 4:1 - 4)

4. Being There for New Kids: Can We Redirect the School-to-Prison-Pipeline? (Isaiah 59)



Related resources:

* The Question of Race and the Christian Response: One New Humanity in Jesus (my talks and resources on race)

* A Relational-Restorative Justice Approach to Education (links to resources)

* Does the Bible Have Evidence of God's Design?  A Sociological Glance which may be of interest because I refer to the sociological uniqueness of the Old Testament throughout this curriculum

* Is School Funding Fair?  A National Report Card (website)

* Bruce D. Baker, David C. Sciarra, Danielle Farrie, Is School Funding Fair? A National Report Card (School Funding Fairness, Sep 2010)




Restorative Justice in Politics 

Christian Social Justice: Introduction to Restorative Justice

Christian Social Justice, Part 1: God's Creation Order as the Foundation of Christian Restorative Justice

Christian Social Justice, Part 2: Restorative Justice Over Libertarian and Meritocratic Justice - Critiquing the Right

Christian Social Justice, Part 3: Restorative Justice Over Libertarian Morality - Critiquing the Left

Christian Social Justice, Part 4: Restorative Justice in the International Realm

For more information, please see:

* The Atonement: The Meaning of Jesus' Death God is undoing the corruption in human nature; medical substitution vs. penal substitution

* The Question of Evil and the Christian Response: Jesus' New Humanity God is solving the problem of human evil in a loving way



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