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Choosing a Theological School

Individuals considering obtaining a formal theological education should keep several points in mind as they search for a school.

First, determine why you want to study theology.  Not all theological education will achieve the same goals. For example, do you want to enter ministry, the academy, or a deeper awareness of theological topics?  The most difficult goal to achieve is becoming a professor. Dr. Roger Dalmann notes,quite correctly, that future scholars should choose schools with exceptional reputations. This doesn’t mean you can’t be a professor unless you go to Harvard, it just means that it is more difficult. Like professional sports, only a few scholars make a living in theological education.

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