Archie Spencer, Th.D.

Dr. Archie Spencer

Professor in the John H. Pickford Chair in Theology

Education

  • Th.D., The University of Toronto School of Theology,  1999. Specializing in the Theology of Karl Barth. (Anthropology and Ethical Ontology)
  • M.Th, Regent College, Vancouver, 1994. Specializing in the Theological Anthropology of Origen of Alexandria. (J. I. Packer, Supervisor)
  • M.Div., Regent College, Vancouver, 1987
  • B.Th., Central Pentecostal College, Saskatoon, 1983

Publications

  • The Analogy of Faith: The Quest for God’s Speakability, IVP Academic, 2015.
  • Clearing a Space for Human Action: Ethical Ontology in the Theology of Karl Barth, Peter Lang Press, 2003
  • Multiple articles, reviews, and popular articles, essays, and presentations in the fields of systematic and historical theology.

Professional

  • Professor in the John H. Pickford Chair in Theology, 2002 – present
  • Associate faculty at TWU Religious studies department, present
  • Senior Pastor, Port Colborne Baptist Church, 1999-2001.
  • Credentialed as an Ordained Minister with the Baptist Convention of Ontario and Quebec.1995-2001.
  • Credentialed and Ordained into Pastoral Ministry with the Pentecostal Assemblies of Canada, serving in various capacities and churches, 1983-1994.

Courses taught

  • Introduction to Theology
  • Systematic Theology I, II and III
  • Patristics
  • Theology and Religious Pluralism
  • History of Doctrine
  • Theology of Karl Barth
  • Christianity and Culture
  • Contemporary Theology
  • History of Evangelical Theology
  • Theological Ethics
  • Various topical courses in theology
  • Multiple DMin courses

Interests

  • the theologies of Karl Barth, Eberhard Jungel,  and Dietrich Bonhoeffer; Continental theology in general; Alexandrian theology of the 2-4th centuries.
  • hunting, fishing, walking/hiking, judo, and more fishing

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