Paul Sloan on “What makes a good Biblical Scholar or Theologian?”

Photo credit: Houston Baptist University

Sometimes you just need four concise points to deliver a compelling message. Paul Sloan does that for us in this week’s edition of “What makes a good biblical scholar or theologian?”


“Fascination with the project” – if you’re not interested in the topic you’re researching, you’ll burn out.

“Purposeful reading” – i.e. aimless reading won’t stick.

“Flesh and blood conversation partners” – i.e. having someone you can talk to about your ideas is essential both for processing information and conjuring continued love of the work.

“Discipline”

~Paul Sloan, Assistant Professor of Theology, Houston Baptist University

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