A hallmark of American black religion is its distinctive use of the Bible in creating community, resisting oppression, and fomenting social change. What can...
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 volume's contributors dynamic and progressive African American church leaders advocate the prophetic powers of black theology, preaching, and...
The advent of black theology in the late 1960s brought together a revolution in the nation's race relations with a new theological reckoning and a reassessment...
Given the unique history of African Americans and its diverse religious flowering—in Black Christianity, the Nation of Islam, Voodoo, and...
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,...
Hopkins contends that the lives of enslaved African Americans were the foundational source of liberating faith and practice for African Americans today....
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 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.$34.00
Breaking Bread, Breaking Beats: Churches and Hip-Hop - A Basic Guide to Key Issues (Paperback/eBook)
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.$29.00
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