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African American Literature and Culture: Religion

A research guide to assist students in ENG 390

African American Religion

African-Americans are markedly more religious on a variety of measures than the U.S. population as a whole, including level of affiliation with a religion, attendance at religious services, frequency of prayer and religion’s importance in life. ~ Pew Research :A Religious Portrait of African Americans (2009) 

Suggested Search Terms:

  • African Americans -- Religion
  • African Americans -- Religious life
  • African Americans -- Religion -- Sermons
  • African American Catholics
  • African America churches
  • African American preaching

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