Archie Spencer, ThD

Archie Spencer, ThD

Biography

Professor of Theology
JH Pickford Distinguished Chair of Theology


Northwest Baptist Seminary

archie.spencer@twu.ca


Dr. Spencer has developed an international reputation as a scholar, speaker and theologian; including Catholic circles where he has developed an ecumenical dialogue with the lay movement, “Communion and Liberation”, and the Italian Theologian, Luigi Giussani. 

Archie’s ministry and professional experience includes serving as a pastor in various settings within the Pentecostal and Baptist contexts for over 15 years. While teaching, he has continued to remain active in the local church through various preaching engagements, seminars, men’s retreats. Dr. Spencer loves engaging the church as she thinks through her theological and missional mandate. He can be contacted for speaking engagements through the Speakers’ Bureau.

Research Interest

Systematic Theology
Philosophical Theology
Historical Theology
Ecumenical Theology
Contemporary Theology in the Western Tradition
Theology of Karl Barth
Theology of Eberhard Jungel
Reformation and Evangelical Theology
Alexandrian Theology of the first three centuries CE. 

Courses Taught: 
Systematic Theology
Believers Church Theology
Contemporary Theology
Redemption Accomplished and Consumated
Karl Barth 

Memberships: 
American Academy of Religion 
The Karl Barth Society of North America 
Society for the Study of Theology 
Western Institute for Theological Studies (a founding member)

Education

MDiv - Regent College 

ThM - Regent College 

ThD - University of Toronto/Toronto School of Theology