Mack B. Stokes

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Marion “Mack” Boyd Stokes (December 21, 1911 – November 21, 2012) was an American Bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected in 1972. He was born in Wonsan, Korea of missionary parents.[1] He is a graduate of Asbury College (A.B. degree), Duke Divinity School (B.D. degree, 1935), and Boston University (Ph.D. degree). He was a professor of systematic theology and Christian Doctrine at Candler School of Theology at Emory University from 1941 until 1972. After retiring as a Bishop, Stokes served as Associate Dean and Professor of Theology at Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma. He died at the age of 100 in 2012.[2]

Selected writings[edit]

  • The Bible in the Wesleyan Heritage, Nashville, Abingdon, 1981.
  • Major United Methodist Beliefs (Revised and Enlarged), Nashville, Abingdon, 1971 (previous editions: 1955 and 1956).

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Directory of American Scholars: Philosophy, religion & law - Google Books". Retrieved 2012-06-27. 
  2. ^ "Bishop Mack B. Stokes". The Mountaineer. 2012-11-26. Retrieved 2012-11-29. 

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