A Saint Louis storefront in 1984, as photographed for the book Bible Road.
A Saint Louis storefront in 1984, as photographed for the book Bible Road. Sam Fentress
Photographer Sam Fentress sees signs.
For more than 20 years, he has been shooting religious-themed, hand-crafted signs — from church billboards to biblical quotations in salon windows.
He joins Farai Chideya to discuss his new book, Bible Road: Signs of Faith in the American Landscape and the deep well of spirituality in African-American communities.