Recent Books by Faculty and Alumni


Their Own Receive Them Not: African American Lesbians and Gays in Black Churches
(Pilgrim Press)
by Horace L.Griffin, MA’93, PhD’95.

“Their Own Receive Them Not cuts through the Gordian knot of homophobia in the Black Church with compelling, substantive arguments,” comments Sylvia Rhue, director of religious affairs and constituency development for the National Black Justice Coalition in Washington, D.C. “This groundbreaking work has the potential to move hearts and minds toward the more loving and inclusive community for which we have been praying.”


Speechless: The Erosion of Free Expression in the American Workplace
by Bruce Barry, professor of management and sociology.

While Americans are protected from censorship by the government, no laws exist to protect free speech in the workplace. In Speechless, Bruce Barry guides readers through the crucial roles of law, convention and culture in limiting free speech in the workplace. He argues that freedom of speech in the workplace is excessively and needlessly limited, and advocates changes to law and management practices that would expand and protect employee rights without jeopardizing employer interests.

Explore Story Topics