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Alan Garrow on “What Makes a Good Biblical Scholar?”

If I had to pick a word it would be “imagination.”

We work in a field where there are a huge number of unknowns and lots of ways of approaching a given problem.

To stop ourselves banging our heads against the same walls in the same way we need imagination to keep finding new ways of approaching at old questions.

~Alan Garrow, SIIBS, University of Sheffield


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Tavis Bohlinger

Dr. Tavis Bohlinger is the editor of Word by Word's Lecture Hall and Creative Director at Reformation Heritage Books. He holds a PhD from Durham University and writes across multiple genres, including academia, poetry, and screenwriting. He lives in Grand Rapids with his wife and three children.

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Written by Tavis Bohlinger