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Aída Besançon Spencer

Dr. Aída Besançon Spencer is Professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in South Hamilton, Massachusetts, USA. She has written numerous books, chapters and articles including Beyond the Curse: Women Called to Ministry, Paul’s Literary Style, 2 Corinthians: Daily Bible Commentary, 1 Timothy, 2 Timothy and Titus (New Covenant Commentary Series) ,and [with others] Marriage at the Crossroads: Couples in Conversation About Discipleship, Gender Roles, Decision Making and Intimacy and Global Voices on Biblical Equality: Women and Men Serving Together in the Church. Born and reared in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, she is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church, and founding pastor of organization of Pilgrim Church, Beverly, MA.

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Aída Besançon Spencer serves on CBE’s Board of Reference

Resources By This Author

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | July 31, 2019

What the Bible Actually Teaches on Women

Audio | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | August 3, 2017

Creating Evangelical Egalitarian Scholarship and Scholars

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | August 1, 2017

El Ministerio de las Mujeres

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | July 30, 2014

The Song of Songs Celebrates God’s Kind of Love

Blog/Magazine Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | July 9, 2014

Silence

Video | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | July 9, 2014

Silence, Women, and the Church (Spanish)

Video | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | July 9, 2014

Silence, Women, and the Church

Blog/Magazine Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | December 4, 2013

Beyond the Balancing Act: What Model Should You Choose for Your Marriage and Work?

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | October 31, 2013

Leadership of Women in Crete and Macedonia as a Model for the Church

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | October 30, 2012

The Seed of the Woman Will Be Victorious

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | April 30, 2010

Does God Have Gender?

Blog/Magazine Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | December 5, 2009

The View from the Pulpit

Book Review | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | October 31, 2009

Book Review: Margaret Köstenberger’s Jesus and the Feminists

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | October 30, 2009

A Cloud of Female Witnesses

Audio | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | August 1, 2009

Does God Have Gender?

Audio | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | August 1, 2009

What Makes a Marriage Work?

Video | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | July 26, 2009

What Makes a Marriage Work

Book | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | August 18, 2008

Global Voices on Biblical Equality: Women and Men Ministering Together in the Church

Book Review | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | January 31, 2008

Book Review: Climbing the Dragon’s Ladder

Book Review | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | January 30, 2007

Book Review: The TNIV Study Bible

Audio | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | August 1, 2005

Biblical Equality and Radical Feminism: What is the Difference?

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | July 31, 2005

How God’s Spirit Worked a Revolution in Hawaii in 1819–1825

Video | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | July 31, 2005

Biblical Equality and Radical Feminism: What is the Difference?

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | April 30, 2004

What are the Biblical Roles of Female and Male Followers of Christ?

Book Review | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | June 30, 2003

Men and Women in the Church: Building Consensus on Christian Leadership

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | October 31, 1997

A Gender Matter: A Response to the Colorado Springs Guidelines

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | April 30, 1994

Avoiding the “Either-Or” Trap

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | January 31, 1993

Early Church Heroines: Rulers, Prophets, and Martyrs

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | October 31, 1991

God as Mother, Not Mother as God: A Biblical Feminist Response to the “New Feminism”

Academic Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | July 30, 1990

From Poet to Judge: What Does Ephesians 5 Teach about Male-Female Roles?

Book | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | December 1, 1985

Beyond the Curse: Women Called to Ministry