TBT: National ordination exams

“Ordination tests are to discover a minimum of knowledge to be expected, and passage of the tests is not to be considered as evidence of any profound scholarly achievement” —Bernard Iddings Bell, 1936.

The Word and literalism

As we speak after the Word’s example, often repeating what he said, we curiously understand him still to be himself speaking as well — inviting, permitting, and even uttering our speech through us.