Catherine Clark Kroeger

"Feminism, Faith, Family"

Catherine Clark Kroeger is Ranked Adjunct Professor of Classical and Ministry Studies at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Kroeger recevied her A.B. in English from Bryn Mawr College and her M.A. in Greek and Ph.D. in Classical area Studies from the University of Minnesota. Her areas of specialization include women in ancient religion and human sexuality and biblical mandate.

Kroeger has contributed to many publications including authoring articles on "Women in the Church" and "Mystery Religions" in Baker's Evangelical Dictionary of Theology, co-editing both Women, Abuse and the Bible (Baker Book House, 1996) and Healing the Hurting: Help and Hope for the Abused Woman (Baker Book House, in press), and numerous articles in such publications as Reformed Journal, Daughters of Sarah, Christian History, Lutheran Dialogues and His Magazine. With her husband, she co-authored, I Suffer Not a Woman: Rethinking I Timothy 2:12 in the Light of Ancient Evidence (Baker Book House, 1992).

Kroeger was the founding organizer and co-chair of Consultation on Women in the Biblical World of the Society of Biblical Literature (1980-1982) and Women in the Biblical World Section of the Society of Biblical Literature (1983-1989). She has served on boards for such organizations as Evangelicals for Social Action and as a council member of the Institute for Biblical Research.

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