This encyclopedia offers the most comprehensive presentation available on the diversity and richness of religious practices among African Americans, from traditions predating the era of the transatlantic slave trade to contemporary religious movements. * Over 80 alphabetically organized entries on religious traditions embraced by African Americans, covering their historical development, doctrines, rituals, and key figures * Over 50 contributors, each a distinguished scholar familiar with the richness of African American religious lifeOfficial Manual of the Church of God in Christ (Memphis: COGIC, 1973). Sanders, Cheryl ... Heaven Below: Early Pentecostals and American Culture (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2003). Wald, Gayle. Shout, Sister, Shout!: The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rose (Boston: Beacon Press, 2007).
|Title||:||African American Religious Cultures|
|Author||:||Stephen C. Finley, Torin Alexander|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2009|