We’ve only had classes for 5 days, and already my room is an absolute MESS. Things are wrapping up from last semester and I’m just waiting on 2 papers now. I’m experiencing a bit more “variety” in my grades this semester than I’ve been used to in any previous years of school, but nothing is too bad so I’m happy. The Hebrew exam came back today, and they were gracious in their grading, so that was good for us all.
This semester, things are going to be busy. I’m taking Hebrew (part 2!), Speech, Systematic Theology, God of the Old Testament, and Sin & Salvation in the Old Testament. In addition to academic work, I need to continue working on my preparation for my grant-work this summer with the money from the Fund for Theological Education. I was also asked to create a website for the Christian Education Department’s Lilly Grant on “Faithful Practices.” It is going to be a great chance to get to know some people in the Christian Ed. and Practical Theology Departments much better. I think I may also be a Research Assistant for another professor here and work on creating the Christian Education Department’s website as well (which is different from the Grant website). So, it is going to be an incredibly busy semester. Already, just after one week of Systematic and reading Cone, Ruether, Tillich, Calvin and Gutierrez, I feel like I have so much for the blog…too much. Oh well. I hope to post soon about some of those issues.
Anyway, one other random piece of fun news. I sent my PowerBook to Apple to get worked on, and they ended up fixing some of my screen issues I was having…and the best part? Well, I was told to take out the battery when I sent it in. And I did. And then I got it back. And there was a battery in it….oops. So, I scored a $130 rechargeable battery courtesy of Apple. Thanks! Now, if I were in a Christian Ethics course, I may have to worry about that, debate about it, and think about how to handle that situation. Luckily, I’m not in a class like that, and I don’t have to think about it…
There’s a little ‘life update…’