Aída Besançon Spencer
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.