Author, 'Slave Religion: The 'Invisible Institution' in the Antebellum South'
Albert J. Raboteau who came to Princeton in 1982, is a specialist in American religious history. His research and teaching have focused on American Catholic history, African-American religious movements and currently he is working on Religion and Immigration issues. He has written Slave Religion: The 'Invisible Institution' in the Antebellum South, A Fire in the Bones: Reflections on African-American Religious History, African-American Religion: Interpretative Essay in History, ed. with Timothy Fulop, A Sorrowful Joy and an updated 25th anniversary edition of Slave Religion. Most recently he co-edited with Richard Alba and Josh DeWind, Immigration and Religion in America: Comparative and Historical Perspectives.