Renita J. Weems
Weems taught biblical studies at the Divinity School at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN (1987-2003). She served a two-year appointment at Spelman College as the William and Camille Cosby Professor of Humanities. Currently, she serves as Co-Pastor at Ray of Hope Community Church in Nashville, TN. Also, she is the former Vice President, Academic Dean, and Professor of Biblical Studies at American Baptist College in Tennessee, ending her time in 2017.
Her 1999 book, Listening for God: A Minister's Journey Through Silence and Doubt (Simon & Schuster), won the Religious Communicators' Council's prestigious 1999 Wilbur Award for "excellence in communicating spiritual values to the secular media."
Showing Mary : how women can share prayers, wisdom, and the blessings of God (1st trade ed.). West Bloomfield, Mich.: Walk Worthy Press. ISBN 9780446695282. OCLC 61722833.
Just a sister away : understanding the timeless connection between women of today and women in the Bible (1st Warner Books ed.). New York: Warner Books. ISBN 9780446578943. OCLC 60596133.
I asked for intimacy : stories of blessings, betrayals, and birthings. San Diego, Calif.: LuraMedia. ISBN 9780931055805. OCLC 28148479.
Battered love : marriage, sex, and violence in the Hebrew prophets. Minneapolis: Fortress Press. ISBN 9780800629489. OCLC 33333933.
What matters most : ten lessons in living passionately from the Song of Solomon. West Bloomfield, MI: Walk Worthy Press. ISBN 9780446532419. OCLC 53315250.
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