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The First Lady

Stephanie Crowder



Rev. Dr. Stephanie Buckhanon Crowder is an author, noted speaker, and Bible and pop culture educator. She serves as associate professor of theological field education and New Testament and director of the ACTS DMin in Preaching Program at Chicago Theological Seminary. Dr. Crowder earned a Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude in Speech Pathology/Audiology from Howard University. She received a Master of Divinity degree from United Theological Seminary. Dr. Crowder received a Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in New Testament from Vanderbilt University. Her many publications include essays in True to Our Native Land: An African American New Testament Commentary and The Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion. Dr. Crowder frequently blogs for The Huffington Post and Inside Higher Education. She served on the editorial boards of ON Scripture and Feasting on the Gospels and recently published an article on New Testament themes in R and B music. Her latest book is When Momma Speaks: The Bible and Motherhood from a Womanist Perspective. Dr. Crowder, a Baptist and Disciples of Christ minister, is married to Rev. Dr. William E. Crowder, Jr., Pastor of Park Manor Christian Church, in Chicago, Illinois. Their two very active sons keep this #WomanistMomma and #SportsMomma on the move!
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Twitter handle is @stepbcrowder