New Testament Literature And Theology Essay

899 Words Dec 9th, 2016 4 Pages
When I was initially given my class schedule, I was not excited for New Testament Literature and Theology. To be honest, an early morning Bible class is not exactly what excites me. Since my father is a Father, and my mother is a children 's ministry director, my upbringing was steeped in biblical teaching. Not that I expected to know everything, however, many of the “Ha, I bet you didn’t know that fact!” facts I was confident my education would 've left me sufficiently prepared. This lead me to dread waking up at 8:30 for a class where I assumed the extent of what I would learn would be small details. However, in a surprising turn of events, I enjoyed this class. The way the lectures were presented was engaging, and the content was intellectually stimulating. The professor did a fantastic job keeping the class flowing, and her students focused. All things considered, though; her methods were slightly unorthodox. On more than one occasion, I felt like the professor went out of her way to say the word “ass” in her lectures. Therefore in return, I have done the same for this paper. Through this class, I learned that sometimes the best way to describe the Kingdom of Heaven and the Church is with an ass.
On the first test of the course, I was unsure about one of the questions. In a rush to write down something, anything, I put the best I could remember from that segment: ‘“Don’t be an ass’ - Professor Birge, 2016.” While this became somewhat of a joke, it was not…

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