Archives for tag: George Steiner

Briefly Noted: On Tenure and Teaching

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I’m sure nobody saw this one coming. In a recent edition of The Chronicle, Dan Berrett reports on the findings of a recent study at Northwestern University and concludes that tenured professors at this top tier university were consistently rated lower than non-tenure track professors. “Students learned more,” writes Dan … Read More »

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Southeastern Seminary (4): A Faculty Who Assess Themselves by Five Criteria

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[Note: This blogpost is the fourth installment in a five-part series which articulates and expounds Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary’s mission to be a Great Commission seminary.] A Great Commission faculty member is one whose professorial vocation is shaped not only by his confessional commitments but also by professional standards in … Read More »

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Doing Theology as a Servant of Jesus (4): Theology is Not Primarily for Professors or Preachers.

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At one point in my life, I thought “theology” was for only for eccentric religious professionals who wore hounds-tooth jackets with elbow patches, smelled like papyrus, smoked hand carved pipes, sported Santa Claus beards, and talked a lot about topics such as Second Temple Judaism and revelational epistemology. In other … Read More »

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