Fellow Seminarians, please read

But there’s something you should know. Bible classes are often the hardest classes for seminary students. And I don’t mean that they’re the hardest academically. I mean that they’re often the hardest on students’ faith.

Open Letter to New Testament Students | Storied Theology.

yup…. Not for me in particular, but for others.

And frankly, just to rant because no one else knows what I’m talking about when I say this – but WHY IN THE WORLD DO YOU COME TO SEMINARY IF YOU REFUSE TO LEARN ANYTHING?

Joel L. Watts
Joel L. Watts holds a Masters of Arts from United Theological Seminary with a focus in literary and rhetorical criticism of the New Testament. He is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of the Free State, analyzing Paul’s model of atonement in Galatians. He is the author of Mimetic Criticism of the Gospel of Mark: Introduction and Commentary (Wipf and Stock, 2013), a co-editor and contributor to From Fear to Faith: Stories of Hitting Spiritual Walls (Energion, 2013), and Praying in God's Theater, Meditations on the Book of Revelation (Wipf and Stock, 2014).


  1. Gary

    Does this also apply to the Dallas Theological Seminary :-) ?

  2. Just Sayin'

    To have your views confirmed and supplied with apologetic underpinnings? Isn’t that why fundies go to Fundie U.?


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