Selected Resources on Faith and Justice

Immigration and Refugees


  • Carroll R., M. Daniel. (2008). Christians at the Border: Immigration, the Church, and the Bible. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic.
  • Edwards, Jr., James R. (2007). "A Biblical Perspective on Immigration Policy." In Swain, Carol M. (Ed.). Debating immigration (pp. 46-62). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hoffmeier, James K. (2009). The Immigration Crisis: Immigrants, aliens, and the Bible. Wheaton, IL: Crossway Books.
  • Groody, Daniel G. (2008). A promised land, a perilous journey: Theological perspectives on migration. Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press.
  • Groody, Daniel G. (2007). Border of death, valley of life: An immigrant journey of heart and spirit (celebrating faith: Explorations in Latino spirituality and theology series). Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc..
  • Soerens, Matthew, Jenny Hwang, and Leith Anderson. (2009). Welcoming the stranger: Justice, compassion, and truth in the immigration debate. Downers Grove, Il: InterVarsity Press.
  • Stearns, Richard. (2009). The hole in our Gospel: What does God expect of us? The answer that changed my life and might just change the world. Nashville, Tn: Thomas Nelson, Inc..
  • Wolterstorff, Nicholas. (2011). Justice in love: Emory University studies in law and religion. Grand Rapids, Mi: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.
  • Wolterstorff, Nicholas. (2008). Justice: Rights and wrongs. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
  • Wolterstorff, Nicholas. (2004). Educating for shalom. Grand Rapids, Mi: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.
  • Wolterstroff, Nicholas. (1983). Until justice and peace embrace: The Kuyper lectures for 1981 delivered at the Free University of Amsterdam. Grand Rapids, Mi: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.
  • Wolterstorff, Nicholas, Mark Gornick, and Greg Thompson. (2011). Hearing the call: Liturgy, justice, and world. Grand Rapids, Mi: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.


  • Groody, Daniel G. (2009). Crossing the divide: Foundations of a theology of migration and refugees. Theological Studies, 70 (2), 638-667.
  • Hoover, Denns, (Ed.) (2011). The Review of Faith and International Affairs: Christian perspectives on US immigration policy, Vol 9 (1), Spring 2011.; is titled.
  • Meilaender, Peter C. (2008). "Immigration and the kingdom of the left hand." Journal of Lutheran Ethics (
  • Meilaender, Peter C. (2008). "Loving our neighbors, both far and near." Christian Reflection(
  • Melkonian-Hoover, Ruth. (2011). Christian conflict and consensus in the immigration debate. The Review of Faith and International Affairs. 9 (1). 1-3.
  • Mullen, Shirley. (2003). Can we educate for justice is a pluralistic society? Educating for Justice: Liberal Education and the Development of Just Members of Society, 2, 29-32.


Within this page are subpages with more specific sources such as Advocacy.

Compiled by: Dr. Marcus Dean, Associate Dean of Intercultural, World Languages & Leisure Studies and Chair, Department of Intercultural Studies