This is an impressive study that puts the Black church in Birmingham in the context of the history of the African-American experience from the first arrival of Black people to the Birmingham area as slaves through the church during the Civil Rights Movement. The author, Dr. Wilson Fallin is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Montevallo and pastors the Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Abingdon-on-Thames, England: Rutledge/Taylor & Francis, 1997. 220 pages with an Index, Bibliography, Notes, and photos. Trade paperback