Few topics in religious studies are hotter than global Pentecostalism. Indeed, there is now a vast and growing literature on
Pentecostal and Charismatic movements in the global south. Amid all of this, the story of African American Pentecostalism remains largely untold. Until now. Chronicling one of the liveliest and most important renewal movements in the history of American Christianity, Estrelda Y. Alexander’s Black Fire: One Hundred Years of African American Pentecostalism is as inspiring as it is informative.