A model of leadership for Black/African American women in religious education: A study of the legacy of Olivia Pearl Stokes

Violet L Dease Lee, Fordham University

Abstract

The purpose of this study is to present Olivia Pearl Stokes's critical role as an educational, historical, pedagogical, and pastoral figure within her denomination as a Black/African American Baptist and to highlight how she served as a leader for her time. Stokes was an outspoken advocate for education, children, leadership development, and women's leadership roles in the church.^

Subject Area

African American Studies|Black Studies|Women's Studies|Education, Religious

Recommended Citation

Dease Lee, Violet L, "A model of leadership for Black/African American women in religious education: A study of the legacy of Olivia Pearl Stokes" (2012). ETD Collection for Fordham University. AAI3554028.
http://fordham.bepress.com/dissertations/AAI3554028

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