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Disruptive Christian Ethics: When Racism and Women's Lives Matter (Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox, 2006).
Wounds of the Spirit: Black Women, Violence and Resistance Ethics (New York University Press, 1999).

Co-authored with Karen Oliveto and Kelly Turney, Holy Conversations: Talking About Homosexuality (Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 2005).  

  Editor, Our Family Values: Same-sex Marriage and Religion, Vol. 2, Defending Same-sex Marriage, 3 volume series (Westport: Greenwood-Praeger, 2006).

Selected Articles and Book Chapters:

"Gay Rights and the Misuse of Martin" in The Domestication of Martin Luther King Jr.: Clarence B. Jones, Right-Wing Conservatism, and the Manipulation of the King Legacy, eds, Lewis V. Baldwin and Rufus Burrow Jr. (Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, 2013).

"Civil Rights Rhetoric in Media Coverage of Marriage Equality Debates: Massachusetts and Georgia" in From Every Mountainside: Black Churches and the Broad Terrain of Civil Rights, ed., R. Drew Smith (Albany, NY: State University Press, 2013).

"When a White Man-God is the Truth and the Way for Black Christians" in Christology and Whiteness: What Would Jesus Do?, ed., George Yancy (New York, NY: Routledge, 2012).

"A Moral Epistemology of Gender Violence," in Ethics That Matters: African, Caribbean, and African American Sources, eds., Marcia Y. Riggs and James Samuel Logan (Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press, 2012).

"Reinhold Niebuhr on Realism," in Beyond the Pale: Reading Ethics from the Margins, eds., Stacey Floyd-Thomas and Miguel A. De La Torre, (Louisville, KY:Westminster John Knox, 2011).

"Extending Black Feminist Sisterhood in the Face of Violence: Fanon, White Women, and Veiled Muslim Women," in Convergences: Black Feminism and Continental Philosophy, eds., Maria del Guadalupe, Kathryn T. Gines, Donna-Dale L. Marcano (Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2010).

"What Does Anti-Racist Feminist Christian Social Ethics Look Like?" in New Feminist Christianity: Many Voices, Many Views, eds., Mary Hunt and Diann Neu (Woodstock, VT: Skylight, 2010).

"Using Women: Racist Representations and Cross-Racial Ethics," and "Response to Mayra Rivera" in Creating Ourselves: African Americans and Hispanic Americans on Popular Culture and Religious Expression, eds., Anthony B. Pinn and Benjamín Valentín (Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 2009).

"Gendered Legacies of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Leadership," Theology Today, Vol. 65, 1 (April 2008).

"Learning to Build Christian Community: Males, Whites, Heterosexuals Wanted for Leadership," in From Midterms to Ministry: Practical Theologians on Pastoral Beginnings, ed., Allan Hugh Cole Jr. (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2008).

"Naming the Problem: Black Clergy, U.S. Politics, and Marriage Equality", in Our Family Values: Same-sex Marriage and Religion, ed., T. West (Westport:Praeger, 2006).

"Roundtable Discussion: Must I Be Womanist?: Response", Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Vol. 22, 1 (2006).

"A Space for Faith, Sexual Desire, and Ethical Black Ministerial Practices," in Loving the Body: Black Religious Studies and the Erotic, eds., Anthony Pinn and Dwight Hopkins (NY: Palgrave, 2004).

"Visions of Womanhood: Beyond Idolizing Heteropatriarchy," Union Seminary Quarterly Review, Vol. 58, 3-4 (2004).

"Reinhold Niebuhr and Harlem Activists," Annual for the Society of Christian Ethics, Vol. 24, 1 (Spring/Summer 2004).

"The Factor of Race/ethnicity in Clergy Sexual Abuse of Children," Concilium, 3 (June 2004).

"Mind, Body, Spirit: Sexism and the Role of Religious Intellectuals," in The Crisis of the Negro Intellectual Reconsidered, ed., Jerry G. Watts (NY: Routledge, 2004).

"Foreword," Sheryl A. Kujawa-Holbrook, A House for Prayer for All Peoples: Congregations Building Multicultural Community (Washington, D.C: Alban Institute, 2002).

"Policing the Sexual Reproduction of Poor Black Women," in God Forbid: Religion and Sex in American Public Life, ed., Kathleen Sands (NY: Oxford University Press, 2000).

"Agenda for the Churches: Uprooting a National Policy of Morally Stigmatizing Poor Single Black Moms," in Welfare Policy: Feminist Critiques, eds., Elizabeth Bounds, Pamela K. Brubaker, Mary E. Hobgood (Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 1999).

"The Mary and Martha Story: Who Learns What Lesson about Women and Ministry?" Quarterly Review, Summer 1999.

"Race and Gender Oppression Can Really Get in the Way: Ethical Concerns in the Counseling of African American Women Victim/Survivors of Violence" in Boundary Wars: Intimacy and Distance in Healing Relationships, ed., Katherine Hancock Ragsdale (Cleveland: Pilgrim Press, 1996).