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,...
A concise and accessible history. A brief history of black Christian churches in the United States has long been needed. Larger sociological and historical...
Hopkins contends that the lives of enslaved African Americans were the foundational source of liberating faith and practice for African Americans today....
Anthony Pinn's engrossing survey highlights the rich diversity of black religious life in America, revealing manifestations of an ever-changing black...
A call to arms for the churches, Franklin's book urges direct engagement by African American and other churches with regard to America's mounting social...
In a bold, inventive style, Xodus addresses the increasingly perilous situation of black males by sifting critically through the mythic, cultural, and...
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,...
A hallmark of American black religion is its distinctive use of the Bible in creating community, resisting oppression, and fomenting social change. What can...
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...
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