Book recommendations from Rev. Dr. Matthew Wilson, Pastor of Providence Baptist Church, Marion, Alabama
Fitts, Leroy. A History of Black Baptists. Nashville, TN: Broadman Press, 1985.
Raboteau, Albert J. Slave Religion: The "Invisible Institution" in the Antebellum South. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.
Whelchel, Love Henry. Hell without Fire: Conversion in Slave Religion. Nashville, TN: Abingdon Press, 2002.