Category Archives: College

PhD Students at Princeton Theological Seminary

This has all the makings of one of those posts that I’ll regret later on, but nevertheless… I’ve been an M.Div student at Princeton Seminary for five months now, and while that’s hardly enough time to make a definitive study … Continue reading

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Competitive Greek Anxiety, Ph.D

So classes start this Monday. Well, one at least — my Greek class. And from what I’ve heard, that should be enough: It’s a ten-week course, and due to the “intensity” of it all, students are highly discouraged from working … Continue reading

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GJL, GJW, ORU, and Little Old Me

You know you’re old when you have to borrow your three-year-old son’s laptop to blog. The keys are small, but it gets better wifi reception than my laptop would, plays mp3s better, runs linux, and he’s sleeping anyhow. We just … Continue reading

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Bend Over, Oral Roberts: Here Comes Pat Robertson!

Because Oral Roberts University doesn’t have enough problems now that Richard Roberts has officially resigned, suddenly Pat Robertson is offering his help. Great idea — replace one greedy, corrupt, power-tripping televangelist for another one. From Roberts’ son to Robertson. That’ll … Continue reading

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Oral Roberts University President Steps Down

Wow. My Alma Matter is in the news today: (thanks for the heads-up, Trait!) Oral Roberts University President Richard Roberts issued a written statement on Wednesday saying he is taking an indefinite leave of absence, following intense scrutiny spawned by … Continue reading

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It’s Official!

Two weeks ago, I received another acceptance letter from Princeton Theological Seminary — this one to the dual degree program. That (and a few conversations with PTS professors, administrators, and students) was the deciding factor. A few minutes ago I … Continue reading

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Columbia Seminary…and decisions.

917 922 924916 It’s been a good weekend, and it’s winding down, now. We saw old friends and made some new ones. Grady got to go to chapel (his favorite — he’ll make a good PK). I thought visiting Columbia … Continue reading

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