Today was our last day of classes and Ridley’s Valedictory service. In chapel, there was an opportunity to graduating students to make a few short comments about their time at Ridley. Here’s what I said:
We’ve been studying the Psalms for our Old Testament exegesis course this semester. (Hence my vested interest in speaking on the Psalms for the Indigo retreat!) For my essay, I looked at the question ‘What is God’s attitude to the nations in the Psalms?’
As I come to the end of my time at Ridley, I’ve been doing some reflecting on whether, given my time over again, I’d make the same decision and choose Ridley again.
I spent Summer Project 2010/11 looking at feminist theology hoping to find something I wanted to pursue for my MDiv Research Project. Originally, I thought I would look at the concept of ‘mother’ in the OT but I’ve decided that’s a little too ambitious for this paper. Instead, I’ve re-directed […]
Summer’s almost over (at least, it feels that way in Melbourne at the moment!) and classes start back in less than two weeks which means it’s time to put my summer project to bed for a bit. I find the whole area of feminist theology fascinating and when I started […]
I’ve temporarily shifted my focus in my summer project from feminist theology to feminist readings of church history. Most of the time, that’s not trying to reinterpret events so much as to fill out the picture and show where and how women were involved or what changes in church history […]
Wendy did a series on support networks for ministry wives recently. As I read it, I sensed that this was something missing for me. But at the same time, I feel like I don’t fall neatly in the ‘ministry wife’ category and my issues are different from women who do. […]