College

Another essay.… authoritatively!

Tomorrow I will be hand­ing up this paper, which ends the essay phase of the semes­ter. Throughout i have writ­ten well over 20,000 words (and hand­ed up 13,000 or so) in four papers across about 6 weeks. There is a sig­nif­i­cant part of me that thor­ough­ly enjoyed the whole process.…

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The judgment of essays

Finally, my run of three essays in three weeks is over. It has felt like it has gone on for­ev­er! This essay was ask­ing the ques­tion ‘what was the eth­i­cal basis for the mes­sages of judg­ment in the eighth cen­tu­ry prophets?’ It took me a long time to get my…

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To the playground?

In chapel today, a stu­dent relat­ed this sto­ry, I found it real­ly chal­leng­ing. A Sunday school teacher says to the chil­dren: “Who do you fol­low?” They all reply with con­fi­dence: “Jesus!” Glad of their response, she pos­es a fol­low up ques­tion: “Where will you fol­low Him to?” One child puts…

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Praying the imprecatory psalms

I’m excit­ed to have anoth­er essay done! This is the sec­ond in my run of three essays due with­in three weeks. As with all of the essays I have writ­ten this year, it took some time to get my head around, but I’m real­ly pleased with what I have learned…

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Another one down.…

Tis the sea­son to be essays.… or some­thing like that. Another essay has been writ­ten, although this was com­plet­ed a lit­tle while ago and Ive been stew­ing on it and mod­i­fy­ing bits for the last lit­tle while. The essays, and the year, march on how­ev­er.…

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