Herbert Worth and Annie H. Jackson Professor of Biblical Interpretation
Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, M.Div., Ph.D.
Davidson College, B.A.
An ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Gench was on the faculty of Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg from 1986 to 1999. She served as a member of the PC(USA) General Assembly’s Theological Task Force on Peace, Unity, and Purity of the Church (2001-2006), and is a parish associate at The New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C. Her research and teaching interests include the Gospels, women in the biblical world and feminist biblical criticism, global and intercultural perspectives on the Bible, and issues of biblical authority and interpretation. The author of six books, her most recent publication is Encountering God in Tyrannical Texts: Reflections on Paul, Women, and the Authority of Scripture (Westminster John Knox Press, 2015).
New Testament 1: Gospels
New Testament II: Acts, Epistles, Apocalypse
The Fourth Gospel
The Bible from the Underside
Women in the Biblical World
Wrestling with Scripture: Engaging Biblical Authority
The Gospel of Mark: Contemporary Approaches
From Hebrews to Revelation
Urban Ministry: Surviving and Thriving (with Roger J. Gench)
Ghana Travel Seminar
Middle East Travel Seminar