Aída Besançon Spencer

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Aída Besançon Spencer, ordained as a Presbyterian minister since 1973, has served as a Hispanic community organizer, prison teacher and evangelist, college campus minister, founding pastor of organization of Pilgrim Church in Beverly, MA, and professor of New Testament at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA. She is also on the CBE Board of Reference. She has studied the Bible’s views of women and men since a student in seminary, beginning in the 1970s. Her writings include Beyond the Curse: Women Called to Ministry, The Goddess Revival, Marriage at the Crossroads, and the volumes 1 Timothy and 2 Timothy and Titus in the New Covenant Commentary Series.

Resources by Aída Besançon Spencer

Book Review | What the Bible Actually Teaches on Women
Audio | Creating Evangelical Egalitarian Scholarship and Scholars
Article | | El Ministerio de las Mujeres
Book Review | Neither Complementarian nor Egalitarian: A Kingdom Corrective to the Evangelical Gender Debate by Michelle Lee-Barnewall
Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | The Song of Songs Celebrates God’s Kind of Love
Video | Silence, Women, and the Church
Video | Silence, Women, and the Church (Spanish)
Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Silence
Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | Beyond the Balancing Act: What Model Should You Choose for Your Marriage and Work?
Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | Leadership of Women in Crete and Macedonia as a Model for the Church