Where do Theologians Belong?

We must stop insisting that pastorally sensitive theologians and theologically sensitive pastors choose between theological scholarship and the church.

Theologians not only belong to the church, they also—in the main—belong in the church.
—Gerald Hiestand, "The Pastor as Wider Theologian, or What’s Wrong With Theology Today," First Things (Jan 3, 2011)

January 7, 2011


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