Being a Theologian: Four Prerequisites

Having been involved in theological education for the past thirty years—first as a student at Wycliffe College, the University of Toronto, and then as a full-time teacher at Central Baptist Seminary, Heritage Baptist Seminary, and Toronto Baptist Seminary, and adjunct at a few other schools, including Southern Baptist Theological Seminary—I have thought a lot about what makes a good theologian and student of theology. Many have pondered this before me, and I am thankful that their words are around as a source of wisdom. Here is Martin Luther’s four-fold pathway to being a true theologian: How to be a great theologian by Ray van Neste at his blog “Oversight of Souls.”