Resound Episode #13

Catherine Gonzalez on Breaking Down Barriers to Women in Ministry and Theological Education

This article appears in the Resound Podcast edition of the Calvin Seminary Forum

Catherine Gonzalez has spent a lifetime answering God’s call to break down barriers to female theologians. She was one of the first women to be ordained as a minister in the Presbyterian Church, and her pioneering academic career spanned over four decades. She recently spoke to female students at Calvin Seminary, encouraging them to follow God’s call wherever it leads.

Catherine Gonzalez is Professor Emerita of Church History at Columbia Theological Seminary.

Laura de Jong is senior pastor of Second Christian Reformed Church in Grand Haven, Michigan.