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African American Christianity

Top 5 Old Testament Texts Beloved by African-American Christians

Nyasha Junior | Posted 11.13.2013 | Religion
Nyasha Junior

African Americans have a long and complex relationship with the Bible due to its use both as a tool of oppression and as a force for liberation.

Watchnight - A Different Kind Of New Year's Eve Tradition

Rev. P. Kimberleigh Jordan | Posted 02.29.2012 | Religion
Rev. P. Kimberleigh Jordan

When I participate in Watchnight, I stand within these historical traditions. It is a place for my hopes and anxieties about the future, as well as my regrets, gratitude and forgiveness about the past.

Worship And Prayer In African American Christianity

Brad R. Braxton | Posted 10.25.2011 | Religion
Brad R. Braxton

In the creative mixture of Christianity and African Traditional Religion, of biblical stories and African folklore, of Christian message and African music, the African American church was forged.