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  • True to Our Native Land: An African American New Testament Commentary

    True to Our Native Land: An African American New Testament Commentary

    This pioneering commentary sets biblical interpretation firmly in the context of African American experience and concern. Cutting-edge scholarship that is in...

    9780800634216

    $35.00

  • The Africana Bible: Reading Israel's Scriptures from Africa and the African Diaspora

    The Africana Bible: Reading Israel's Scriptures from Africa and the African Diaspora

    A landmark volume, The Africana Bible gathers multicultural and interdisciplinary perspectives on every book in the Hebrew Bible. It opens a critical window...

    9780800621254

    $49.00

  • Crisis in the Village: Restoring Hope in African American Communities

    Crisis in the Village: Restoring Hope in African American Communities

    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...

    9780800638870

    $16.00

  • Terror and Triumph: The Nature of Black Religion

    Terror and Triumph: The Nature of Black Religion

    Given the unique history of African Americans and its diverse religious flowering—in Black Christianity, the Nation of Islam, Voodoo, and...

    9780800636012

    $23.00

  • The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History

    The Bible and African Americans: A Brief History

    The unique encounter of African Americans with the Bible has shaped centuries of spirituality and social engagement of a whole continent. Highly respected...

    9786000173906

    $6.00

  • Strength to Love: Gift Edition

    Strength to Love: Gift Edition

    "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...

    9780800697402

    $24.00

  • Witnessing and Testifying: Black Women, Religion, and Civil Rights

    Witnessing and Testifying: Black Women, Religion, and Civil Rights

    After a chapter exploring black women's religious context and presenting early examples of this work by women of the ante-bellum and post-Reconstruction eras,...

    9780800636036

    $26.00

  • Down in the Valley: An Introduction to African American Religious History

    Down in the Valley: An Introduction to African American Religious History

    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.

    9781451497038

    $39.00

  • Breaking Bread, Breaking Beats: Churches and Hip-Hop - A Basic Guide to Key Issues

    Breaking Bread, Breaking Beats: Churches and Hip-Hop - A Basic Guide to Key Issues

    In this innovative project, ten individuals write as one voice to illuminate the ways that hip-hop and the Black Church agree, disagree, and inform each other on key topics.

    9780800699260

    $29.00

  • Fortress Introduction to Black Church History

    Fortress Introduction to Black Church History

    A concise and accessible history. A brief history of black Christian churches in the United States has long been needed. Larger sociological and historical...

    9780800634421

    $29.00

  • Down, Up, and Over: Slave Religion and Black Theology

    Down, Up, and Over: Slave Religion and Black Theology

    Hopkins contends that the lives of enslaved African Americans were the foundational source of liberating faith and practice for African Americans today....

    9780800627232

    $25.00

  • To Make the Wounded Whole: The Cultural Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    To Make the Wounded Whole: The Cultural Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    To Make the Wounded Whole describes how King's black messianic vision propelled him into fateful encounters with other black leaders, the war in Vietnam,...

    9780800625436

    $23.00

  • There Is a Balm in Gilead: The Cultural Roots of Martin Luther King Jr.

    There Is a Balm in Gilead: The Cultural Roots of Martin Luther King Jr.

    The sources of Martin Luther King, Jr.,'s phenomenal and prophetic impact on life in America and beyond have never been adequately understood. In this...

    9780800624576

    $26.00

  • Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman's Journey with Depression and Faith

    Bipolar Faith: A Black Woman's Journey with Depression and Faith

    Bipolar Faith is both spiritual autobiography and a memoir of mental illness. In this powerful book, Monica A. Coleman shares her life-long dance with trauma, depression, and the threat of death. Coleman offers a rare account of how the modulated highs of bipolar II can lead to professional success, while hiding a depression that even her doctors rarely believed. Only as she was able to face her illness was she able to live faithfully with bipolar. And in the process, she discovered a new and liberating vision of God.

    9781506408590

    $26.99

  • The Measure of a Man

    The Measure of a Man

    Why nonviolence matters Eloquent and passionate, reasoned and sensitive, this pair of meditations by the revered civil-rights leader contains the...

    9780800634490

    $11.99

  • Behind the Public Veil: The Humanness of Martin Luther King Jr.

    Behind the Public Veil: The Humanness of Martin Luther King Jr.

    What was Martin Luther King Jr. really like? In this groundbreaking volume, Lewis V. Baldwin answers this question by focusing on the man himself. Drawing on the testimonies of friends, family, and closest associates, this volume adds much-needed biographical background to the discussion, as Baldwin looks beyond all of the mythic, messianic, and iconic images to treat King in terms of his fundamental and vivid humanness.

    9781506405612

    $29.00

  • African Theology on the Way: Current Conversations

    African Theology on the Way: Current Conversations

    In this exciting volume, Diane B. Stinton has assembled the work of nearly twenty prominent African theologians, making their writings accessible to the introductory level student.

    9781451499643

    $34.00

  • A Child Shall Lead Them: Martin Luther King Jr., Young People, and the Movement

    A Child Shall Lead Them: Martin Luther King Jr., Young People, and the Movement

    Half a century after some of its most important moments, the assessment of the Civil Rights Era continues. In this exciting volume, Dr. Rufus Burrow turns his attention to a less investigated but critically important byway in this powerful story—the role of children and young people in the Civil Rights Movement.

    9781451484540

    $19.00

  • What Is African American Religion?: Facets series

    What Is African American Religion?: Facets series

    Is there really a monolithic "black church"? Distilling the arguments of Pinn's important and provocative work in Terror and Triumph, this brief work asks the...

    9780800698461

    $9.99

  • The Journey and Promise of African American Preaching

    The Journey and Promise of African American Preaching

    African American congregations have long been celebrated as a locus for powerful, prophetic preaching, but at its best they have also embraced a strong pastoral...

    9780800696276

    $20.00

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