First Presbyterian Church Spartanburg
Theology Weekend at FPC



Dr. Frances Taylor Gench
Herbert Worth and Annie H. Jackson Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia


 

 

2012 Theology Weekend


Theology Weekend is an opportunity for members and visitors of our church to engage contemporary theological challenges through lectures and discussion.

Frances Taylor Gench is the Herbert Worth and Annie H. Jackson Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia.

Want to continue the conversations started at Theology Weekend? You can purchase any book shown below for just $10 each!

FPC has copies of Frances Taylor Gench’s Faithfull Disagreement: Wrestling with Scripture in the Midst of Church Conflict, several of her other books, and books by others on the topic of the authority of the Bible.

Purchase through the registrations tab on My First Pres or contact
Jane Mullins (jmullins@fpcspartanburg.org / 583-4531) if you are interested.

Books by Frances Taylor Gench
Theology Weekend Books

SATURDAY - OCTOBER 13
Dr. Frances Taylor Gench

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Family Life Center

8:45-9:00 a.m. Check-in and coffee
Family Life Center Entrance

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lecture and discussion in Social Hall
“Wrestling with Scripture:
Engaging Biblical Authority”

12:00 - 12:30 p.m. Book Signing

SUNDAY - OCTOBER 14
Dr. Frances Taylor Gench

8:45 and 11:00 a.m. Worship
Sermon: “Wives, Be Subject?”

10:00 a.m. Sunday School
Social Hall
“Women in the Biblical World: Reframing Foremothers in the Faith”

12:00 p.m. Refreshments on the lawn

Frances Taylor GenchABOUT DR. FRANCES TAYLOR GENCH

Frances Taylor Gench is the Herbert Worth and Annie H. Jackson Professor of Biblical Interpretation at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia.  Prior to joining the faculty in 1999, she taught for 13 years at Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary (Pennsylvania).

Frances is a graduate of Davidson College and Union Theological Seminary in Virginia (now Union Presbyterian Seminary; M.Div., Ph.D.).  She was a member of the PCUSA General Assembly’s Theological Task Force on Peace, Unity, and Purity of the Church.

Frances is the author of Faithful Disagreement: Wrestling with Scripture in the Midst of Church Conflict (WJKP, 2009); Encounters with Jesus: Studies in the Gospel of John (WJKP, 2007); Back to the Well: Women’s Encounters with Jesus in the Gospels (WJKP, 2004), Hebrews and James (Westminster Bible Companion; WJKP, 1996), and two Horizons Bible Studies for Presbyterian Women.

She resides in Washington, D.C. and is a parish associate at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, where her husband, Roger J. Gench, is the pastor.


 

 

 

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