Between Cross and Crescent by Lewis V. Baldwin; Amiri Yasin Al-HadidA collaborative effort of Christian scholar Lewis Baldwin and Muslim scholar Amiri Al-Hadid, Between Cross and Crescent details the interconnections between Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr.: their faith claims, their perspectives on culture, and their visions of the ideal society and world.
Against the Hounds of Hell: A Life of Howard Thurman (Online) by Peter EisenstadtThurman dedicated his career to challenging what he called the "hounds of hell"--the ways in which fear, deception, and hatred so often dogged the steps of African Americans and the marginalized and disinherited peoples of the world. This biography seeks to establish this multifaceted historical personage as a leading figure of twentieth-century American politics, religion, and culture.
Black Religious Leaders: Conflict in Unity by Peter J. ParisA social ethicist, Paris wants to understand why there seems to be little cooperation among black religious leaders in combating racism. He uses Malcom X, Martin Luther King Jr., Adam Clayton Powell Jr., and J.H. Jackson (three of them are Baptist) to develop a typology for black religious leadership and a framework for cooperation.