• How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind

    How Africa Shaped the Christian Mind

    Rediscovering the African Seedbed of Western Christianity

    Early African Christianity Set

    by Thomas C. Oden

    Thomas C. Oden surveys the decisive role of African Christians and theologians in shaping the doctrines and practices of the church of the first five centuries, and makes an impassioned plea for the rediscovery of that heritage. Christians throughout the world will benefit from this reclaiming of an important heritage.

  • The Decline of African American Theology

    The Decline of African American Theology

    From Biblical Faith to Cultural Captivity

    by Thabiti M. Anyabwile
    Foreword by Mark A. Noll

    Thabiti Anyabwile argues that contemporary African American theology has fallen far from the tree of its early American antecedents. This book is a goldmine for any reader interested in the history of African American Christianity. With a foreword by Mark Noll.

  • The Blessing of Africa

    The Blessing of Africa

    The Bible and African Christianity

    by Keith Augustus Burton

    Keith A. Burton traces the story of biblical Africa and the place of the Bible in the land of Ham. He ends with an examination of the modern era and the achievements of African Christianity. This invigorating work places the story of the Bible and African Christianity in a wider global context and challenges readers to think differently about history and the biblical world.

  • Black Fire

    Black Fire

    One Hundred Years of African American Pentecostalism

    by Estrelda Y. Alexander

    Many American Christians remain ignorant of black Pentacostalism. In this expansive historical overview, Estrelda Alexander recounts the story of African American Pentecostal origins and development. Whether you come from this tradition or you just want to learn more, this book will unfold all the dimensions of this important movement's history and contribution to the life of the church.

  • Defending Black Faith

    Defending Black Faith

    Answers to Tough Questions About African-American Christianity

    by Craig S. Keener and Glenn Usry

    Is everything good in Christianity plagiarized from traditional African religions? What about criticisms of Christianity made by the Nation of Islam? Craig S. Keener and Glenn Usry answer these and other hard questions put to the black church.

  • Black Man's Religion

    Black Man's Religion

    Can Christianity Be Afrocentric?

    by Glenn Usry and Craig S. Keener

    In this well-researched, balanced and provocative book, Glen Usry and Craig S. Keener contend that racism is not inherent in Christianity.

  • Reconciliation Blues

    Reconciliation Blues

    A Black Evangelical's Inside View of White Christianity

    by Edward Gilbreath

    Edward Gilbreath offers a black perspective on what it is like to live in a mostly white Christian culture. He also presents a historical perspective on the evangelical movement and racial reconciliation and then gives suggestions for creating unity.

  • Clouds of Witnesses

    Clouds of Witnesses

    Christian Voices from Africa and Asia

    by Mark A. Noll and Carolyn Nystrom

    In seventeen inspiring narratives Mark Noll and Carolyn Nystrom introduce a new and robust company of saints that has left a lasting imprint on the new Christian heartlands of Africa and Asia. Spanning a century, from the 1880s to the 1980s, their stories demonstrate the vitality of the Christian faith in a diversity of contexts.

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