A provocative guide for those who read and write African-American books. The title raises and answers probing questions:
⦁ What is real Black literature?
⦁ What makes it Christian?
⦁ Why perpetuate it?
⦁ What purposes are served by its existence?
Black Christian literature has sixteen distinct purposes. This discussion is very helpful for Black writers and others who seek to understand the needs of the African-American reader and market.