Soul Sanctuary.
Images of the African American Worship Experience.

Photographs by Jason Miccolo Johnson.
Bulfinch, New York, 2006. 160 pp., Numerous b&w illustrations, 9x10".

Publisher's Description
Soul Sanctuary is the first illustrated gift book to capture the spiritual dimension of the black church and the pride and dignity that prevail within the churchgoing family.

This powerful collection of photographs shows worship services taking place in all seasons and involving the young and old of many denominations, including Baptist, Methodist, Catholic, Pentecostal/Holiness, and nondenominational. The churches featured vary from small rural and urban storefronts to inner-city and suburban megachurches.

Soul Sanctuary captures the spirit of the black church through arresting images of congregants' facial expressions and body language, their uniforms and dress, and the dignity of their worship. Baptisms, weddings, funerals, annual day celebrations, ecstatic soloists, choir directors, prophetic preachers, angelic liturgical dancers, and peaceful moments of prayer and praise are captured in Johnson's intimate photographs.

Ordering Information
This item is currently unavailable from photo-eye, however we have located copies for you to purchase immediately through Amazon Marketplace. We will receive credit for these orders if you use our ordering system. We will also receive credit for any other purchases you make while on Amazon's site. Thank you for supporting photo-eye!

Order through Amazon Marketplace (photo-eye gets credit)
Why Amazon Marketplace?
7 New from $31.91    35 Used from $1.44   1 Collectible for $35.00  

© PHOTO-EYE, LLC, 2018. All Rights Reserved Copyrights-Trademarks Privacy Policy Returns Policy Staff/Hours/Location 505.988.5152