It’s time to rethink our assumptions about where theological education happens

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....to Martin Luther, who was ordained a professor of theology at the University of Wittenberg in 1508.  Elsewhere in Germany, Heidelberg was their first university (complete with theology instruction) in 1386, and here's a list of other early European universities.  

There are great reasons to debate where theological instruction ought to occur--university, seminary, church, etc..--but this article does the debate no favors by ignoring a huge factor in theological training.

Aspiring to be a stick in the mud.