Most Influential Black Spiritual Leaders 12

Most Influential Black Spiritual Leaders 12

Dr. Renita Weems

Dr. Renita Weems, a minister and teacher, is passionate about helping women find a balance between their spiritual values, their personal lives, and their professional aspirations. Dr. Weems is the author of two widely acclaimed books on women's spirituality, "Just A Sister Away" and "I Asked for Intimacy". Her most recent book is "Showing Mary: How Women Can Share Prayers, Wisdom, and the Blessings of God.

Her book "Listening for God: A Minister's Journey through Silence and Doubt" won the Religious Communicators' Council's 1999 Wilbur Award for excellence in communicating spiritual values to the secular media.

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