African American Religion brings together in one forum the most important essays on the development of these traditions to provide an overview of the field.
"…a splendid series of essays…It will serve both students and scholars well, and I look forward to using it in class." -- Michael Brown for Teaching Theology and Religion
"This collection contains 20 outstanding essays on African-American religion published from 1969 to 1994.Heiser, Fall 1997."
"[African-American Religion] brings together the rich and powerful insights of anthropologists, sociologists, historians, folklorists, and theologians [and] gives a broad and important overview of the religious experiences of African-Americans and their historical development. It is ideal for use in college, university, and seminary courses that encourage multicultural and interdisciplinary study of religion." -- Theology Today
"This collection offers some of the best in current and classic works on African-American religion
." -- Religious Studies Review
"[R]epresent[s] the best of the best with regard to scholarship on African-American religion. As a result, this is both a handy resource book for scholars and a fine text for teaching about the black church." -- Fides et Historia