Althea Spencer Miller

 Althea Spencer Miller
Address36 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 7940

Assistant Professor of New Testament, Drew University Theological Seminary

Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University,
Th.M., Candler School of Theology,
B.A., University of the West Indies,

Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Th.M., Candler School of Theology

B.A., Diploma in Ministerial Studies, University of the West Indies (Kingston, Jamaica)

Prof. Althea Spencer-Miller’s teaching interests include the Gospels, Acts, the Pauline corpus, New Testament Apocrypha, Biblical languages, and ancient and contemporary mythologies. Her research interests include the cross-cultural politics of writing, comparative cultural studies, reconstruction of early Christianities within the Greco-Roman Empire using gendered and post-colonial perspectives, comparative mythology, and contextual, feminist, and post-colonial hermeneutics and the implications of all these for textual criticism and historical reconstruction. To both her teaching and research Prof. Spencer-Miller brings post-colonial, liberationist, feminist, and subaltern perspectives.


Feminist New Testament Studies: Global and Future Perspectives. Co-edited with Kathleen O’Brien Wicker (Palgrave MacMillan, 2006).

“Ecumenism, Gender and Ethics: A Biblical Vision.” In Serving with the Urban Poor, edited by Tetsunao Yamamori, Bryant L. Myers, and Kenneth Luscombe, 167-176 (Monrovia, Ca.: MARC, 1998).


Warriors, Wives, and Wenches: Women in the Bible (Bibst 159)

New Testament Exegesis: Gospel of Matthew (Bibst 113)



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