Bible & Ministry Faculty Research and Publications

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Conference Proceeding

Publication Title

Asbury Theological Seminary Biblical Languages Seminar

Publication Date

Spring 4-20-2018

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The study of Biblical languages is in decline in theological curricula across the nation if not around the globe. While this streamlined approach to ministerial training may be desirable for attracting students to programs and hastening degree completion, its long term effects on the spiritual health of the church could be catastrophic. This presentation addresses ministerial candidates in a major North American seminary to warn of some of the potential dangers of neglecting this aspect of pastoral training and practice.

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