Tag - writing

Eugene Peterson Couldn’t Get Published

by Pete Santucci Though Eugene Peterson is now known as a writer, this wasn’t always the case. His first attempts at writing books only brought him frustration along with a string of rejection letters. In fact, because of this lack of traction, he...

On Research Method

What you need is a system that allows you to take notes easily (one that is not clunky); allows you to use your notes for drafting essays (one that allows you to find and search easily); and one that protects you from plagiarism, both now and for...

Addiction to Perfection

I am a perfectionist. While this may seem like a simple admission, it took me many years to self-diagnose and admit that I am, in fact, a perfectionist. Nothing in my personality or past experiences led me to believe that I was a perfectionist...

Mistakes Made Jacob Neusner Great

A few weeks ago, during the recent global heat wave, I was walking the streets of Helsinki chatting with a good friend when he said something that caused me to forget the sweat dripping down my spine and forehead, soaking my blue dress shirt and...

The Vocation of Scholarship  

This article, originally presented orally to a group of Langham-funded Junior Scholars at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, in September 2017, was contributed by Mark W. Elliott, Professor of Historical and Biblical Theology, University of St. Andrews.

Organizing Seminary: Apps for Writing

It won’t take you long upon your arrival at seminary how much things may have changed from previous generations of seminary educations. One of the biggest differences is just how digital everything is. Most seminaries have some sort of online class...

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