African American churches

The Black Church in the African-American Experience

By C. Eric Lincoln and Lawrence H. Mamiya

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The authors interviewed more than 1,800 black clergy in both rural and urban settings to determine how the seven mainline black denominations have contributed to and reacted to the social changes around them.

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Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats

By Michael Cunningham, Craig Marberry

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Cunningham and Marberry offer a celebration of the style, pride, and verve of African-American women and their hats in magnificent photos and engaging essays.

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