Is this a “first year” for you? Fixed points help us find our way. Here are a few/
Reflections of a first year graduate student from Chile.
The first few chapters of 1 Samuel serve as the origin story of the prophet Samuel. This is a low moment in the history of Israel.
However, at the same time, maybe only a week into a new program, our expectations for the story we thought we were entering often come crashing down. The students we expected to engage with in weekly face-to-face conversations have become remote avatars from around the world. The academic politics, the reluctance of others to share their research, and the generally inhospitable atmosphere of our departments are a struggle.
Faith in the middle of unchartered territories: Lauri Swann wraps up her series at #ScholarsCompass.