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Black Theology Bibliography

Edited by Charles Bellinger

(WorldCat search parameters: English language; 1990-2010)

Anderson, Victor. Creative Exchange : A Constructive Theology of African American Religious Experience. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2008.

Anderson, Victor. Beyond Ontological Blackness : An Essay on African American Religious and Cultural Criticism. New York: Continuum, 1995.

Andrews, Dale P. Practical Theology for Black Churches : Bridging Black Theology and African American Folk Religion. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2002.

Anyabwile, Thabiti M. The Decline of African American Theology : From Biblical Faith to Cultural Captivity. Downers Grove, Ill: IVP Academic, 2007.

Bailey, Randall C., ed. Yet with a Steady Beat : Contemporary U.S. Afrocentric Biblical Interpretation. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2003.

Bailey, Randall C., and Jacquelyn Grant, eds. The Recovery of Black Presence : An Interdisciplinary Exploration : Essays in Honor of Dr. Charles B. Copher. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1995.

Baker-Fletcher, Garth. Bible Witness in Black Churches. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Baker-Fletcher, Karen. A Singing Something : Womanist Reflections on Anna Julia Cooper. New York: Crossroad, 1994.

Baker-Fletcher, Karen, and Garth Baker-Fletcher. My Sister, My Brother : Womanist and Xodus God-Talk. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1997.

Baldwin, Lewis V. To make the Wounded Whole : The Cultural Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992.

Battle, Michael. Reconciliation : The Ubuntu Theology of Desmond Tutu. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 1997.

Bird, Stephanie Rose. The Big Book of Soul : The Ultimate Guide to the African American Spirit : Legend & Lore, Music & Mysticism, Recipes & Rituals. Charlottesville, VA: Hampton Roads Pub, 2010.

Blount, Brian K., ed. True to our Native Land : An African American New Testament Commentary. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2007.

Blum, Edward J. W.E.B. Du Bois, American Prophet. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007.

Blum, Edward J., and Jason R. Young, eds. The Souls of W.E.B. Du Bois : New Essays and Reflections. Macon, Ga: Mercer University Press, 2009.

Boesak, W. God's Wrathful Children : Political Oppression and Christian Ethics. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1995.

Bradley, Anthony B. Liberating Black Theology : The Bible and the Black Experience in America. Wheaton, Ill: Crossway Books, 2010.

Buhring, Kurt. Conceptions of God, Freedom, and Ethics in African American and Jewish Theology. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Burrow, Rufus. James H. Cone and Black Liberation Theology. Jefferson: McFarland & Co, 1994.

Cassius, Samuel Robert, and Edward J. Robinson, eds. To Lift Up My Race : The Essential Writings of Samuel Robert Cassius. Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press, 2008.

Chapman, Mark L. Christianity on Trial : African-American Religious Thought before and After Black Power. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1996.

Coleman, W. Tribal Talk : Black Theology, Hermeneutics, and African/American Ways of "Telling the Story". University Park: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.

Collier-Thomas, Bettye. Daughters of Thunder : Black Women Preachers and their Sermons, 1850-1979. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 1998.

Cone, James H. Risks of Faith : The Emergence of a Black Theology of Liberation, 1968-1998. Boston, Mass: Beacon Press, 1999.

Cone, James H. A Black Theology of Liberation. 20th anniversary ed. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1990.

Cone, James H., and Gayraud S. Wilmore, eds. Black Theology : A Documentary History. 2nd ed. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1993.

Cummings, George C. L. A Common Journey : Black Theology (USA) and Latin American Liberation Theology. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1993.

Currie, Stephen. The African American Religious Experience. Detroit, MI: Lucent Books : Thomson/Gale, 2008.

Curtis, Edward E., and Danielle Brune Sigler, eds. The New Black Gods : Arthur Huff Fauset and the Study of African American Religions. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.

Dillard, Angela D. Faith in the City : Preaching Radical Social Change in Detroit. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2007.

Dodson, Howard, and Colin A. Palmer, eds. The Black Condition. East Lansing: Michigan State University Press, 2009.

Dorris, Ronald, ed. Perspectives in African American History and Culture: An Introductory Reader. 4th ed. Littleton, MA: Tapestry Press, 2007.

Douglas, Kelly Brown. Sexuality and the Black Church : A Womanist Perspective. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1999.

Douglas, Kelly Brown. The Black Christ. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis, 1994.

Edwards, Korie L. The Elusive Dream : The Power of Race in Interracial Churches. New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Erskine, Noel Leo. Black Theology and Pedagogy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Erskine, Noel Leo. King among the Theologians. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 1994.

Evans, Curtis J. The Burden of Black Religion. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2008.

Evans, James H. We have been Believers : An African-American Systematic Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1992.

Floyd-Thomas, Stacey M., ed. Deeper Shades of Purple : Womanism in Religion and Society. New York: New York University Press, 2006.

Floyd-Thomas, Stacey M., and Anthony B. Pinn, eds. Liberation Theologies in the United States : An Introduction. New York: New York University Press, 2010.

Floyd-Thomas, Stacey et al. Black Church Studies : An Introduction. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2007.

Gilbreath, Edward. Reconciliation Blues : A Black Evangelical's Inside View of White Christianity. Downers Grove, Ill: InterVarsity Press, 2006.

Haney, Marsha Snulligan. Evangelism among African American Presbyterians : Making Plain the Sacred Journey. Lanham, Md: University Press Of America, 2007.

Harris, James H. Pastoral Theology : A Black-Church Perspective. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1991.

Hart, William D. Black Religion : Malcolm X, Julius Lester, and Jan Willis. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.

Haskins, James, and Kathleen Benson. African American Religious Leaders. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley & Sons, 2008.

Hayes, Diana L. And Still we Rise : An Introduction to Black Liberation Theology. New York: Paulist Press, 1996.

Holmes, Barbara Ann. Liberation and the Cosmos : Conversations with the Elders. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2008.

Hood, Robert E. Must God Remain Greek? : Afro Cultures and God-Talk. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1990.

Hopkins, Dwight N. Being Human : Race, Culture, and Religion. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 2005.

Hopkins, Dwight N. Heart and Head : Black Theology--Past, Present, and Future. New York: Palgrave, 2002.

Hopkins, Dwight N. Down, Up, and Over : Slave Religion and Black Theology. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2000.

Hopkins, Dwight N., ed. Black Faith and Public Talk : Critical Essays on James H. Cone's Black Theology and Black Power. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1999.

Hopkins, Dwight N. Introducing Black Theology of Liberation. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1999.

Hopkins, Dwight N. Shoes that Fit our Feet : Sources for a Constructive Black Theology. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1993.

Hopkins, Dwight N., and George C. L. Cummings, eds. Cut Loose Your Stammering Tongue : Black Theology in the Slave Narratives. 2nd ed. Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press, 2003.

Hopkins, Dwight N., and Linda E. Thomas. Walk Together Children : Black and Womanist Theologies, Church and Theological Education. Eugene, Or: Cascade Books, 2010.

Irons, Charles F. The Origins of Proslavery Christianity : White and Black Evangelicals in Colonial and Antebellum Virginia. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.

Jackson, Sherman A. Islam and the Problem of Black Suffering. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Johnson, Brian. W.E.B. Du Bois : Toward Agnosticism, 1868-1934. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2008.

Jones, Lawrence Neale. African Americans and the Christian Churches : 1619-1860. Cleveland, Ohio: Pilgrim Press, 2007.

Kahn, Jonathon Samuel. Divine Discontent : The Religious Imagination of W.E.B. Du Bois. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.

Kee, Alistair. The Rise and Demise of Black Theology. Enlarged ed. London: SCM Press, 2008.

Kellemen, Robert W., and Karole A. Edwards. Beyond the Suffering : Embracing the Legacy of African American Soul Care and Spiritual Direction. Grand Rapids, Mich: Baker Books, 2007.

Keller, Mary, and Chester J. Fontenot, eds. Re-Cognizing W.E.B. Du Bois in the Twenty-First Century : Essays on W.E.B. Du Bois. Macon, Ga: Mercer University Press, 2007.

Kunnie, Julian. Models of Black Theology : Issues in Class, Culture, and Gender. Valley Forge, PA: Trinity Press International, 1994.

Levine, Lawrence W. Black Culture and Black Consciousness : Afro-American Folk Thought from Slavery to Freedom. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Lucas, Jeremy. The Segregated Hour : A Layman's Guide to the History of Black Liberation Theology. Eugene, Or: Wipf & Stock, 2009.

Maffly-Kipp, Laurie F. Setting Down the Sacred Past : African-American Race Histories. Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.

Marable, Manning, and Hishaam D. Aidi. Black Routes to Islam. New York, N.Y: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Martey, Emmanuel. African Theology : Inculturation and Liberation. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1993.

Matthews, Donald Henry. Honoring the Ancestors : An African Cultural Interpretation of Black Religion and Literature. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

May, Cedrick. Evangelism and Resistance in the Black Atlantic, 1760-1835. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008.

McDaniel, Eric L. Politics in the Pews : The Political Mobilization of Black Churches. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2008.

Miller, Albert George. Elevating the Race : Theophilus G. Steward, Black Theology, and the Making of an African American Civil Society, 1865-1924. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2003.

Mitchem, Stephanie Y. Name it and Claim it? : Prosperity Preaching in the Black Church. Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2007.

Mitchem, Stephanie Y. Introducing Womanist Theology. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 2002.

Mitchem, Stephanie Y., and Emilie Maureen Townes. Faith, Health, and Healing in African American Life. Westport, Conn: Praeger, 2008.

Murray, David. Matter, Magic, and Spirit : Representing Indian and African American Belief. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2007.

Myers, William H. God's Yes was Louder than My no : Rethinking the African American Call to Ministry. Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1994.

Nicolson, Ronald. A Black Future? : Jesus and Salvation in South Africa. London; Philadelphia: SCM Press; Trinity Press International, 1990.

Noel, James A. Black Religion and the Imagination of Matter in the Atlantic World. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.

Noll, Mark A. God and Race in American Politics : A Short History. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2008.

Oltman, Adele. Sacred Mission, Worldly Ambition : Black Christian Nationalism in the Age of Jim Crow. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2008.

Page, Hugh R., and Randall C. Bailey. The Africana Bible : Reading Israel's Scriptures from Africa and the African Diaspora. Minneapolis, Minn: Fortress Press, 2010.

Painter, Nell Irvin. Creating Black Americans : African-American History and its Meanings, 1619 to the Present. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Patterson, Sheron C. New Faith : A Black Christian Woman's Guide to Reformation, Re-Creation, Rediscovery, Renaissance, Resurrection, and Revival. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2000.

Peter-Raoul, Mara, Linda Rennie Forcey, and Robert Frederick Hunter, eds. Yearning to Breathe Free : Liberation Theologies in the United States. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1990.

Pinn, Anthony B. Embodiment and the New Shape of Black Theological Thought. New York: New York University Press, 2010.

Pinn, Anthony B. Understanding & Transforming the Black Church. Eugene, Or: Cascade Books, 2010.

Pinn, Anthony B., ed. Moral Evil and Redemptive Suffering : A History of Theodicy in African-American Religious Thought. Gainesville, Fla: University Press of Florida, 2002.

Pinn, Anthony B. Why, Lord? : Suffering and Evil in Black Theology. New York: Continuum, 1995.

Pinn, Anthony B., Stephen C. Finley, and Torin Alexander, eds. African American Religious Cultures. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO, 2009.

Pinn, Anthony B., and Benjamin Valentin, eds. Creating Ourselves : African Americans and Hispanic Americans on Popular Culture and Religious Expression. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2009.

Pinn, Anthony B., and Benjamin Valentin, eds. The Ties that Bind : African American and Hispanic American/Latino/a Theology in Dialogue. New York: Continuum, 2001.

Powe, F. Douglas. Just Us Or Justice : Moving Toward a Pan-Methodist Theology. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2009.

Prograis, Lawrence, and Edmund D. Pellegrino, eds. African American Bioethics : Culture, Race, and Identity. Washington, D.C: Georgetown University Press, 2007.

Reddie, Anthony. Working Against the Grain : Re-Imaging Black Theology in the 21st Century. London ; Oakville, CT: Equinox Pub, 2008.

Reid-Salmon, Delroy A. Home Away from Home : The Caribbean Diasporan Church in the Black Atlantic Tradition. London ; Oakville, CT: Equinox Pub. Ltd, 2008.

Roberts, J. Deotis. Liberation and Reconciliation : A Black Theology. Rev. ed. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1994.

Roberts, J. Deotis, and David Emmanuel Goatley. Black Religion, Black Theology : The Collected Essays of J. Deotis Roberts. Harrisburg Pa.: Trinity Press International, 2003.

Robinson, Edward J. To Save My Race from Abuse : The Life of Samuel Robert Cassius. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2007.

Sanders, Cheryl Jeanne, ed. Living the Intersection : Womanism and Afrocentrism in Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995.

Savage, Barbara Dianne. Your Spirits Walk Beside Us : The Politics of Black Religion. Cambridge, Mass: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2008.

Sneed, Roger A. Representations of Homosexuality : Black Liberation Theology and Cultural Criticism. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.

Terrell, JoAnne Marie. Power in the Blood? : The Cross in the African American Experience. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1998.

Thomas, Linda E., ed. Living Stones in the Household of God : The Legacy and Future of Black Theology. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2004.

Townes, Emilie Maureen, ed. A Troubling in My Soul : Womanist Perspectives on Evil and Suffering. Mayknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1993.

Turner, Richard Brent. Jazz Religion, the Second Line, and Black New Orleans. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2009.

Valkeakari, Tuire. Religious Idiom and the African American Novel, 1952-1998. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2007.

Walker, Theodore. Empower the People : Social Ethics for the African-American Church. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1991.

Walton, Jonathan L. Watch this! : The Ethics and Aesthetics of Black Televangelism. New York: New York University Press, 2009.

Weisenfeld, Judith. Hollywood be Thy Name : African American Religion in American Film, 1929-1949. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2007.

Westfield, Nancy Lynne. Being Black, Teaching Black : Politics and Pedagogy in Religious Studies. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 2008.

Williams, Delores S. Sisters in the Wilderness : The Challenge of Womanist God-Talk. Maryknoll, N.Y: Orbis Books, 1993.

Wills, Richard W. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Image of God. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, 2009.




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