Archie Spencer, ThD

Professor in the John H. Pickford Distinguished Chair of Theology


Current Book Projects

Loving God: Towards a Theology of Relationality, (Downers Grove, Il. IVP Academic)


The Analogy of Faith: The Quest for God’s Speakability. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 2015.

Clearing a Space for Human Action: Ethical Ontology in the Theology of Karl Barth, New York: Peter Lang Press, October, 2003

Book Chapters

“Rumors of Glory: An Exegetical and  Reception Historical Reading of John 12: 36b-43.” In Thomas J. Hatina, (Ed.), The Reception of the Old Testament in John’s Gospel, (T & T Clark,  forthcoming.) 25 pages.

Luigi Giussani’s Contribution to Protestantism and Its Contribution to Him”. Published in Emanuele Belloni e Alberto Savorana, (eds.) Con interventi di Ridare Identita Milan: All’Uomo, Bur Rizzioli, 2014, pp. 203-218)

“Introduction” in Luigi Giussani, American Protestant Theology: A Historical Sketch, McGill-Queens: Montreal-Kingston, 2013, pp. iii-xxxv.


Michael Allen, Karl Barth’s Church Dogmatics: An Introduction and Reader, Bloomsbury T&T Clark, 2012. Reviewed in International Journal of Systematic Theology, 17 (3), 319-322.

Jonathan E. Wilson, God’s Good World, Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2013. Reviewed in The International Journal of Systematic Theology, Vol. 18 (3): 349-353.


Invited lecture at Meeting, Rimini, August 23, 2013, “Luigi Giussani’s Contribution to Protestantism and Its Contribution to Him?”

Invited lecture, Oct. 2nd , “Luigi Giussani on American Protestant Theology”. Co-Sponsored by Crossroads Cultural Center and American Bible Society, New York, NY

Invited lecture, October 4, 2013, “Theology and Preaching: Making the Connection Well” for Ministry Lift Conference, ACTS Seminaries, Langley, BC.

Invited lecture, November 14, 2013, “Should Fellowship Baptists drop the concept of Inerrancy?”, Fellowship of Evangelical Baptists National Conference, Richmond, BC.

Invited lecture, Feb. 21, 2014, University of St Thomas, Huston Texas, Luigi Giussani as the Epitome of Catholic-Protestant dialogue”. This lecture was also delivered at the Center for Catholic Studies, University of Texas, Feb. 27, 2014.

Posted: September 16, 2019