The Wanderer

As I walked through the wilderness of this world …

The beauty of concealed scholarship

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You may be interested in reading about the beauty of concealed scholarship over at Reformation21:

Let ministers be scholars indeed, and “use all [our] scholarship to formulate the matters to be presented,” but let us abandon any desire for a mere reputation for scholarship: the minster “must conceal his scholarship in the pulpit.” The food – though it might need to be gathered from the topmost branches of the trees – must be set at the level of the guests: Christ’s people are sheep, not giraffes, and the sheep must be fed as sheep, even if it means that the minister can no longer publicly display his ability to climb or demonstrate how high up he can get.


Written by Jeremy Walker

Tuesday 8 May 2012 at 08:41

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