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Charleston Syllabus

Readings on Race and Religion

African Muslims in antebellum America : a sourcebook / [edited by] Allan D. Austin.

New York : Garland Pub., 1984.
E444 .A25 1984

The baptism of early Virginia : how Christianity created race / Rebecca Anne Goetz.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2012.
BT734.2 .G64 2012

Black religion and black radicalism : an interpretation of the religious history of Afro-American people / Gayraud S. Wilmore.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c1983.
BR563.N4 W53 1983

Canaan Land : a religious history of African Americans / Albert J. Raboteau.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2001.
BR563.N4 R236 2001

Jennings, Willie James, 1961-
The Christian imagination : theology and the origins of race / Willie James Jennings.
New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, c2010.
BT734.2 .J46 2010

The color of Christ : the Son of God & the saga of race in America / Edward J. Blum, Paul Harvey.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012.
BR515 .B59 2012

Glaude, Eddie S., Jr., 1968-
Exodus! : religion, race, and nation in early nineteenth-century Black America / Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2000.
E185.18 .G57 2000

Freedom's prophet : Bishop Richard Allen, the AME Church, and the Black founding fathers / Richard S. Newman.
New York : New York University Press, c2008.
BX8459.A4 N49 2008

God's almost chosen peoples : a religious history of the American Civil War / George C. Rable.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2010.
E635 .R33 2010

Introducing liberation theology / Leonardo Boff, Clodovis Boff ; translated from the Portuguese by Paul Burns.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c1987.
BT83.57 .B59613 1987

Is God a white racist? A preamble to Black theology, by William R. Jones.
Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Press, 1973.
BT734 .J66

Thurman, Howard, 1900-1981.
Jesus and the disinherited / Howard Thurman.
Richmond, Ind. : Friends United Press, 1981 [i.e. 1984], c1949.
BS2417.S7 T5 1984

The origins of proslavery Christianity : white and black evangelicals in colonial and antebellum Virginia / by Charles F. Irons.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2008.
E445.V8 .I76 2008

Holloway, Karla F. C., 1949-
Passed on : African American mourning stories : a memorial / by Karla F.C. Holloway.
Durham, N.C. : Duke University Press, 2003.
GT3203 .H65 2003

Garvey, Marcus, 1887-1940.
Philosophy and opinions of Marcus Garvey. Edited by Amy Jacques- Garvey. With a new pref. by Hollis R. Lynch.
New York, Atheneum, 1969 [c1923-25]
E185.97.G3 A2492

Carter, J. Kameron, 1967-
Race : a theological account / J. Kameron Carter.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
BT734 .C37 2008

Harvey, Paul, 1961-
Redeeming the South : religious cultures and racial identities among Southern Baptists, 1865-1925 / Paul Harvey.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c1997.
BX6241 .H37 1997

Rituals of resistance : African Atlantic religion in Kongo and the lowcountry South in the era of slavery / Jason R. Young.
Baton Rouge : Louisiana State University Press, c2007.
BR563.N4 Y683 2007

Segregated Sabbaths; Richard Allen and the emergence of independent Black churches 1760-1840 [by] Carol V. R. George.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1973.
BX8449.A6 G46

Slave religion : the "invisible institution" in the Antebellum South / Albert J. Raboteau.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1978.
BR563.N4 R25

Songs of Zion : the African Methodist Episcopal Church in the United States and South Africa / James T. Campbell.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
BX8443 .C36 1995

African American Women's Religious History

African American women and Christian activism : New York's Black YWCA, 1905-1945 / Judith Weisenfeld.
Cambridge, MA. : Harvard University Press, 1997.
BV1393.B58 W45 1997

Frederick, Marla Faye, 1972-
Between Sundays : Black women and everyday struggles of faith / Marla F. Frederick.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2003.
BR563.N4 F73 2003

Can I get a witness? : prophetic religious voices of African American women : an anthology / edited by Marcia Y. Riggs ; with biographical sketches and selected bibliography by Barbara Holmes.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, 1997.
BR563.N4 C35 1997

Rouse, Carolyn Moxley, 1965-
Engaged surrender : African American women and Islam / Carolyn Moxley Rouse.
Berkeley : University of California Press, c2004.
BP173.4 .R68 2004

Engendering church : women, power, and the AME Church / Jualynne E. Dodson.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2002.
BX8443 .D63 2002

If it wasn't for the women-- : Black women's experience and womanist culture in church and community / Cheryl Townsend Gilkes.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books 2001.
BR563.N4 G54 2001

Jesus, jobs, and justice : African American women and religion / Bettye Collier-Thomas.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2010.
BR563.N4 C644 2010

Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks, 1945-
Righteous discontent : the women's movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920 / Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1993.
BX6447 .H54 1993

Sisters in the wilderness : the challenge of womanist God-talk / Delores S. Williams.
Maryknoll, N.Y. : Orbis Books, c1993.
BT83.55 .W55 1993

Butler, Anthea D., 1960-
Women in the Church of God in Christ : making a sanctified world / Anthea D. Butler.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2007.
BX7056.A4 B88 2007