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Author Alexander, Estrelda, 1949-

Title Black fire : one hundred years of African American Pentecostalism / Estrelda Alexander.

Imprint Downers Grove, IL : IVP Academic, c2011.


Description 406 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [396]-401) and indexes.
Contents Introduction -- "Every time I feel the Spirit": Pentecostal retentions from African spirituality -- Saved and sanctified: The legacy of the nineteenth-century black holiness movement -- The color line was washed away in the blood: William J. Seymour and the Azusa street revival -- What hath God wrought: The rise of African American trinitarian pentacostal denominations -- God and Christ are one: The rise and development of black oneness pentecostalism -- Singing the Lord's song in a strange land: Blacks in white pentecostal denominations -- If it wasn't for the women: Women's leadership in African American pentecostalism -- I will do a new thing: African American neo-pentecostals and charismatic movements -- Conclusion: Historical realities and theological challenges of African American pentecostalism into the twenty-first century.
Subject African Americans -- Religion.
African American churches.
African American Pentecostals -- History.
United States -- Church history.
ISBN 083082586X (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780830825868 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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