Archive Book Reviews Laurence O’Donnell Philosophy

“For me to live is truth”: Sertillanges’s The Intellectual Life

A. G. Sertillanges, O.P., The Intellectual Life: Its Spirit, Conditions, Methods, trans. Mary Ryan (1987; repr. Washington, DC: The Catholic University of America Press 1998). How does one acquire the treasure of knowledge?1 What duties, habits, virtues, and practices ought to order the Christian intellectual’s soul in his pursuit of truth? What does daily life […]

Archive Nota Bene Steven Wedgeworth

Do We Still Need the Seminary System?

James Miller is hardly the first to call into question the future viability of the M.Div degree and the seminary model for training pastors. He’s just the most recent. Indeed, when I was in seminary (RTS), one of my professors had our class read John Frame’s essay on this very problem. As Dr. Miller points […]