Saturday, January 27, 2007

Schmemann quotes

"Never has so much been written about so little for so few."

"Scholars keep on learning more and more about less and less."

Fr. Alexander's words really hit home with me. As much as I like some scholarship, and the potential of being a scholar, I cannot stomach the disconnected minutia that punctuates most of academia, especially in certain fields of theology. I'm going to make it my internalized goal to be a quality scholar while still maintaining relevance. Can I succeed? I'm not sure, but I think I'm forming a plan...


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