On Biblical Illiteracy

So part of this post is sort of reactionary in nature, but a lot of this has been brewing within me for a few years or so. As I've mentioned previously, I studied Biblical Studies for my undergraduate degree and a good portion of this was learning the ancient languages of the Bible, and more …

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Lesser Being: Experience

Often times my identity in the world feels simple. Uncomplicated. I am Christian. I attend a Pentecostal university. I aspire to enter into the field of Biblical Studies when I graduate and attend grad school. The overarching identity that binds me together is my gender, being a woman. Yet it is this last item that …

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Discourse at a Small Christian University

This post is not necessarily an well-structured essay, but rather some observations and negative feelings I've acquired while attending a small Christian university for my undergrad. These thoughts mainly center around the discourse I've experienced while in classes, or interactions I've had with fellow students. So, this post seems kind of ridiculous in of itself. …

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Christianity, Contemplation, and the Search for the Other

I have been on a perplexing journey throughout my undergrad career. Being a recent convert to Christianity, I jumped from major to major, settling on biblical studies near the end of my junior year. Biblical studies is fascinating to me, for it peels back the layers of the text and gives you the tools to …

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