Attention Seminary (and Ph.D.) Students: Here is Someone Who Understands Your World!

Michael J. Kruger

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December 16, 2014

The life of a seminary or Ph.D. student (in biblical studies) can be a strange one. The subject matter is so esoteric, the languages are so ancient and out of date, and the vocabulary of the field is so idiosyncratic, that students feel that few people outside the seminary/Ph.D. world really understand them.

Well, there is hope!  Below is a hilarious video on biblical philology (what an exciting subject!) making the rounds, set to the tune of “I am the Very Model of a Modern Major General” from the musical Pirates of Penzance.  The maker of this video clearly understands the seminary world:


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