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

Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | “If Jesus were really counter-cultural in his treatment of women, why didn't he choose any women to be his apostles?"
Book Review | What the Bible Actually Teaches on Women
Audio | What Makes a Marriage Work?
Video | What Makes a Marriage Work
Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | What are the Biblical Roles of Female and Male Followers of Christ?
Article | Mutuality | Blog + Magazine | The View from the Pulpit
Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | The Song of Songs Celebrates God’s Kind of Love
Article | Priscilla Papers | Academic Journal | The Seed of the Woman Will Be Victorious
Video | Silence, Women, and the Church (Spanish)
Video | Silence, Women, and the Church