Synopses & Reviews
In this fascinating collection of essays, Albert Raboteau reexamines the rich history of the African-American religious experience. Through his exploration of traditions that include the Baptist revivals, the AME Church, Black Catholics and African Orisa religions, Raboteau demonstrates how the active faith of African-Americans shaped their institutions and empowered their struggle for social justice throughout their history.
'Raboteau provides the single best general introduction to (Black Church History) so far in print.
About the Author
Albert Raboteau, Henry W. Putnam Professor of Religion at Princeton University, is also author of Slave Religion.