Nicholas Perrin on “What makes a good Biblical Scholar or Theologian?”

The key element to any theologian’s lasting success is the ability to approach their task with the wonder and awe of a beginner.  Humble curiosity is the lifeblood of all our teaching, research, and writing. Without it we slowly die — and worse, take our audiences down to the pit with us.

~Nicholas Perrin, Franklin S. Dyrness Professor of Biblical Studies, Wheaton College

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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