Wallace Best

Position
Faculty
Title
Hughes-Rogers Professor of Religion and African American Studies
Office Phone
Office
131 - 1879 Hall
Office Hours

Field of Study
Religion in America

Bio/Description

He is the author of Passionately Human, No Less Divine: Religion and Culture in Black Chicago, 1915-1952, Princeton University Press and Langston’s Salvation: American Religion and the Bard of Harlem, New York University Press. He is currently at work on an anthology entitled Elder Lucy Smith: Documents from the Life of a Pentecostal Woman Preacher.

Selected Publications

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