New Voices on Seminary Education

As our Symposium on the Future of Seminary Education enters its fourth week here at Patheos, we continue to add compelling perspectives from a variety of voices on the future of theological education. If you haven’t seen these new pieces by some of our favorite scholars and bloggers, I encourage you to check them out, and join the conversation with a comment or two: [Read more…]

Seminary: Growing Roots, Spreading Wings

As the discussion about what and if a seminary should be and do swirls around this website, I remember a quotation I read once about good parents: “There are two things we can give our children: one is roots,the other is wings.” [Read more…]

Seminary Ed: What To Do? A Follow-Up to “Renew or Plan the Funeral”

If the growing majority of students desiring an MDiv today come from non-euro-centric communities, have not completed a BA, are looking for shorter—less expensive programs, and have several years of pastoral experience, then we need to redesign the degree to fit this market—or create something entirely different. [Read more…]