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Billingsley, Andrew. 2000. Mighty Like a River: The Black Church and Social Reform. New York: Oxford University Press.

Day, Katie. 2002. Prelude to Struggle: African American Clergy and Community Organizing for Economic Development in the 1990s. New York: University Press of America.

Du Bois, W. E. B. 1903 [2003]. The Negro Church: Report of a Social Study Made under the Direction of Atlanta University. Walnut Creek, Cal.: AltaMira.

Franklin, Robert Michael. 1994. “The Safest Place on Earth: The Culture of Black Congregations.” Pp. 257-284 in American Congregations: New Perspectives in the Study of Congregations, edited by James P Wind and James W Lewis. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Freedman, Samuel G. 1993. Upon This Rock: The Miracles of a Black Church. New York: HarperCollins.

Harris, Fredrick. 1999. Something Within: Religion in African-American Political Activism. New York: Oxford University Press.

Lincoln, C. Eric, and Lawrence H. Mamiya. 1990. The Black Church in the African American Experience. Durham: Duke University Press.

McRoberts, Omar Maurice. 2003. Streets of Glory: Church and Community in a Black Urban Neighborhood. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Nelson, Timothy J.  2005. Every Time I Feel the Spirit: Religious Experience and Ritual in an African American Church. New York: New York University Press.

Pattillo-McCoy, Mary. 1998. “Church Culture as a Strategy of Action in the Black Community.” American Sociological Review 63:767-784.

Williams, Melvin D. 1974. Community in a Black Pentecostal Church. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press