Wallace  Best

    • Wallace Best

      Title: Professor of Religion and African American Studies.
      Position: Faculty
      Email: wbest@Princeton.edu
      Office: 131 1879 Hall
      Phone: (609) 258-0057
      Areas: Religion in the Americas
    • Profile

      Wallace Best joined the faculty in 2007. His research and teaching center on African American religious history, religion and literature, Pentecostalism, the Nation of Islam, religion, gender and sexuality, and Womanist theology. He is the author of Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Religion and Culture in Black Chicago, 1915-1952, Princeton University Press. He is currently at work on two books: an anthology entitled Elder Lucy Smith: Documents from the Life of a Pentecostal Woman Preacher and an exploration of the religious thought of the poet Langston Hughes, entitled Langston's Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem.

    • Webpage

    • Publications

      Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Religion and Culture in Black Chicago, 1915-1952

    • Curriculum Vitae

2016 Danforth Lecture

  • Danforth Lecture
    May 3, 2016
    2016 Danforth Lecture featuring David Shulman
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