In this groundbreaking volume, the noted King scholar Lewis V. Baldwin reveals what Martin Luther King, Jr. was really like, focusing primarily on the man himself rather than the great public figure. Adding much-needed biographical background to the discussion, Baldwin treats King in terms of his fundamental and vivid humanness. This book provides a lens through which King's social and cultural context can be better understood.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of African American religious history from the African Traditional Religions, slavery, the development of black churches, the rise of black new religious movements, and the Civil Rights movement to the emergence of black megachurches, and examines contemporary issues and challenges facing the study of African American religion today.
Two of the most vocal activists on racial issues in the church seek nothing less than a conversion of American Christianity. They directly challenge the...
This book is addressed primarily to Christians of various denominations in the United Statesto parishes, both laity and clergy, and to students. The...
"If there is one book Martin Luther King, Jr. has written that people consistently tell me has changed their lives, it is Strength to Love." So wrote Coretta...
A landmark volume, The Africana Bible gathers multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives on every book in the Hebrew Bible. It opens a critical window...
Robert M. Franklin provides first-person advice and insight as he identifies the crises resident within three anchor institutions that have played key roles in...
This volume's contributors dynamic and progressive African American church leaders advocate the prophetic powers of black theology, preaching, and...
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