Black fire : one hundred years of African American Pentecostalism / Estrelda Alexander.
Downers Grove, IL : IVP Academic, c2011.
406 p. ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -401) and indexes.
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.