The Rev. Dr. Beverly Wallace is Associate Professor of Congregational and Community Care at Luther Seminary.
Tributes to Dr. Cheryl Angela Stewart Pero
February 2021: Racism, Justice, and Mercy: How Lutherans might think differently and work towards a constructive future of racial justice (Volume 21 Issue 1)
H. Paul Santmire, Beverly Wallace
Rev. Dr. Cheryl Stewart Pero, the second Black Lutheran woman ordained in the Lutheran Church in America, the first Black woman in the ELCA to receive a doctorate in New Testament studies, and a leading scholar, pastor, and community builder, died on October 28th, 2020. For a woman who encouraged and empowered so many others, JLE presents two tributes in her honor.