Martin Luther King: A Religious Life (Rowman & Littlefield, 2021)
Howard Thurman and the Disinherited: A Religious Biography
Eerdman’s Press, 2020) (
Southern Religion in the World: Three Stories. (University of Georgia Press, 2019).
The Oxford Handbook of Race and Religion in American History. Oxford University PRess, 2018.
Christianity and Race in the American South: A History (University of Chicago Press, 2016)
Bounds of Their Habitation: Race and Religion in American History (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016)
The Color of Christ: The Son of God and the Saga of Race in American History (co-authored with Edward J. Blum, University of North Carolina Press, 2012).
Moses, Jesus and the Trickster in the Evangelical South (University of Georgia Press, 2011).
Co-editor, Themes in Religion and American Culture (2004), and The Columbia Documentary History of Religion in North America Since 1945 (2005).