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Dorsey Blake

Faculty Associate; Leadership and Social Transformation

Consortial Faculty
(510) 849-8207

Rev. Dr. Dorsey Odell Blake, Faculty Associate, Leadership and Social Transformation, was officially installed as Presiding Minister of The Church for The Fellowship of All Peoples in October, 1994. During Dr. Blake’s installation service, Mrs. Sue Bailey Thurman presented Dr. Howard Thurman’s robe — which had not been worn since his death – to Dr. Blake as a symbol of her trust in his leading the congregation “so that there will be no past greater than our future.”

Dr. Blake served as Dean of Faculty and Visiting Professor of Spirituality and Prophetic Justice at Starr King School for the Ministry for six years. He continued to serve on the Core Faculty until his resignation January of 2015. He currently serves as Faculty Associate, Leadership and Social Transformation at Pacific School of Religion.

Degrees and Certifications
  • Doctor of Ministry, United Theological Seminary
  • Master of Divinity, Pacific School of Religion
  • Master of Arts, Pacific School of Religion in conjunction with the Center for Urban-Black Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts, Brown University