Convocation and Closure

Tonight marked one of the final hurdles standing betwee me and my MDiv cohort and our degrees: the formidable MDiv Convocation.  Essentially, our Convocation is a presentation of the case studies we’ve been working on throughout the semester.  Unlike other schools that require written and oral comprehensive exams (and for those of you at JSTB heading into comps, we’re praying for you!), we do things a little differently.  During the second year, we write a 10-12 page statement of faith which we then defend during an oral exam with two professors.  Then, during the third year, we do these group case study presentations.  The second year class is called “Theological Synthesis” and the third year class is called “MDiv Closure.”

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