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Friday Forum Book Group — Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents


On Friday, November 6, 2020, Adventist Forum held its Friday Forum Book Group where Jason Hines, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Healthcare Administration at AdventHealth University and Scott Moncrieff, PhD, professor of English at Andrews University, discussed Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel Wilkerson.

This discussion was hosted by Adventist Forum Board Chair Carmen Lau and board member Alexander Carpenter. Spectrum Journal Editor Bonnie Dwyer and Managing Editor Alisa Williams are conversation partners for the Friday Forum which seeks to promote community, value scholarship, and imagine ways for Adventists to live an abundant kingdom life together.

WATCH the Friday Forum discussion below or on our Vimeo page by clicking here:


Read a book review of Caste, written by Scott Moncrieff for Spectrumby clicking here.

To view our Friday Forum Reading List and Schedule click here.



Alisa Williams is managing editor of

Book cover image courtesy of Random House.


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