- Title Pages
- 1 The Storm Is Passing Over: The Black Church in Perspective
- 2 If Tombstones Could Talk: The Evolution of the Black Church in Savannah
- 3 General Sherman and the Black Church
- 4 The Crisis of Emancipation and Reconstruction in Savannah
- 5 Rev. Ralph Mark Gilbert and the Civil Rights Movement in Savannah
- 6 First African Baptist Church, Richmond: Seedbed of Social Reform
- 7 New-Time Religion
- 8 The Black Church and the Male Youth Crisis
- 9 The Black Church Confronts the HIV/AIDS Crisis
- 10 A Tale of Two Cities: Black Churches in Denver and Atlanta
- 11 Often Seen, Seldom Called: The Legacy of Jerena Lee
- 12 Twelve Gates to the City
- 13 Unashamedly Black and Unapologetically Christian
- 14 One More River to Cross: The Black Church Faces the Future
- Appendix A: Project Advisory Committee Members
- Appendix B: Studying Contemporary Black Churches
- Appendix C: Tables
- Mighty Like a River
- Oxford University Press
Lloyd Gite: “The New Agenda of the Black Church: Economic Development” from Black Enterprise Magazine, December, 1993, pp. 54–59. Reprinted by permission of Black Enterprise Magazine, New York, NY. All rights reserved.
Ira Berlin, et al. (eds): From Free at Last: A Documentary History of Slavery, Freedom, and the Civil War. Copyright 1992 by The New Press. Reprinted by permission of The New Press.
Andrew Billingsley, et al. “The Black Church” from Special Double Issue, The National Journal of Sociology, vol. 8, nos. 1 and 2, Summer/Winter, 1994, pp. 1–159. Reprinted by permission of John Sibley Butler, editor.
The Editors of the New York Times: “New Time Religion: Editorial” from the New York Times, May 23, 1988. Copyright 1988 by the New York Times Co. Reprinted by permission.
Otis S. Johnson: From The Social Welfare Role of the Black Church, copyright Otis S. Johnson, Brandeis University, 1980. Reprinted by permission of Otis S. Johnson.
Courtland Milloy: “A Collective Source of Black Power” from The Washington Post, Sunday, Dec. 5, 1996, p. B–1 and B–7. Copyright 1996 by The Washington Post. Reprinted by permission.