RLST 201: Week 6-14 Highlights

Where has time flown? The last week of the semester is upon us. During the last half of the semester, I participated more in specific discussion threads instead of giving the bird’s eye view that I had during the first part of the semester. Given that, I thought a selection of highlights from my posts would be useful to share.

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12 Years of Fermentation

When working recently on my Academia.edu profile, I decided to upload my MA Thesis from 2002 on the doctrine of election and predestination in early Christianity. Over the past two years, while working on other projects, I did make an effort to shop this thesis around to a couple publishers, who did not express an interest. I personally did not have much of an interest in doing the kind of heavy revising that I would want to do to make it more appealing and to bring it up to my current standards of academic research and writing. (There’s nothing quite so humbling as reading one’s work as a student, especially one’s very preachy work as a seminary student.)

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