For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the faith God has distributed to each of you. –Â Romans 12:3, NIV
For who makes you different from anyone else? What do you have that you did not receive? And if you did receive it, why do you boast as though you did not? –Â 1 Corinthians 4:7, NIV
As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another. –Â Proverbs 27:17, NIV
Commencement is over. Grading is complete. Perhaps you have even taken a few days off to mark the end of the spring term. And now itâ€™s summer.
Summer means different things depending on both discipline and type of position. But for many of us, summer means research. Perhaps your abstract was selected and your summer includes preparation for a conference presentation in the coming months. This post is for you.
This is the third in a series of posts about academic work and spiritual practice. The first post suggests viewing grading as a spiritual practice. The second urges the submission of academic work as an act of faith and faithfulness. Now we turn to conference presentations. [Read more…] about Academic Conferences and Spiritual Practice