In the past couple of years, I have greatly benefited from some sources coming out of Chicago University Press. They have a series entitled, Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing. Below are some that either I have personally found … Continue reading
Today, I received an e-mail that has left me thinking all day. Honestly, I often get two kinds of related questions due to my academic interests and pursuits. I often receive: (1) How can you maintain an evangelical commitment while … Continue reading
I love books. I love the process of opening a new book. I love the smell of the pages. It has become a sort of liturgy when I purchase a new book: I read the outside, I slowly break in … Continue reading
It is sometimes a daunting task knowing where to begin when research a topic. Do you begin with primary texts? Do you begin with secondary texts? It really is both. Umberto Eco, helpfully, identifies the push and pull of such process. Continue reading
Writing is a communal effort, shockingly enough. Often, a writer’s friends come in the form of other books. Other writers need a number of loyal comrades who will give of their time to hear the, potentially, jumbled thoughts or ramblings … Continue reading
In the past few days, a number of articles have been floating around about academia. I have been highly encouraged by a number of them and find their advice not only manageable, but experientially, profitable. The first article is Finishing … Continue reading
One of the unique privileges of advanced education at Southern Seminary is the continual contact with diverse men and women from a plethora of disciplines. The 1892 Club (also see: here) helps promote unique conversations and talks on a variety of disciplines. And in this way, I, as a NT thinker, am shaped through inter-disciplinary efforts.
Yesterday was the initial meeting of the new term. The sound of colleagues, the smell of pour-over coffee, and the sweet taste of exquisite cheese quickly reminds me of the value of such gatherings. Continue reading