This post is part of a Patheos symposium on the Future of Seminary Education. Please note that this post is from Dr. Ben Witherington, but Timothy Dalrymple posted it on his behalf. So the ascription to Timothy Dalrymple is incorrect. * * * * *While it may be true that traditional mainline seminaries are experiencing financial woes and are dying, this is more a reflection of the problem of mainline Protestantism than it has anything to do with the actual future of seminary education in g … [Read more...]
About Timothy Dalrymple
Timothy Dalrymple was raised in non-denominational evangelical congregations in California. The son and grandson of ministers, as a young boy he spent far too many hours each night staring at the ceiling and pondering the afterlife.
In all his work he seeks a better understanding of why people do, and do not, come to faith, and researches and teaches in religion and science, faith and reason, theology and philosophy, the origins of atheism, Christology, and the religious transformations of suffering