are PhD programs in biblical studies ethical? a final thought from SBL

A few days ago I posted on my recent trip to the annual biblical scholars’ academic meeting, the Society of Biblical Literature, held this year in Baltimore’s “Inner Harbor.” (If you prefer outer harbors, you’ll have to go to Buffalo or Australia.) One thing I didn’t mention there is something that weighs heavily on me [Read More…]

The Closing of American Academia: More Reality Therapy from Prof. Eeyore…uh…I mean Enns

Sarah Kendzior received her PhD in anthropology this past May from Washington University in St. Louis. Earlier this week, she posted her reflections on the dim outlook of freshly minted PhDs, and I think she makes a number of sober observations. (I posted on this issue a while back here and here.) Highlights (or, as it were, lowlights): [Read More…]