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A Letter from the New Editor
To the student body, staff and faculty of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary:First let me express my sincere gratitude, honor and privilege in being named the next
edi-tor. I look forward to the challenges and excitement it will evoke in my senior year of academics.Second, I want to sincerely thank Paul Dubois for his commitment, patience, and leadershipshown in this past year’s publication. From a personal standpoint, I am indebted to his willingnessto edit, not just for grammatically mistakes, but also for comprehension. As I wrote my
, Paul invested time, effort and a desire to fully comprehend what I wanted to portray. Itwas a pleasure to work with him and it was honor to have his insight.I also appreciated Paul’s weekly pieces on “What I learned in Seminary Today.” It is sometimesdifficult to be vulnerable and scholarly, yet Paul balanced both very well. Paul – I am blessed tohave worked with you and I hope your ministry continues to grow and shape you.Paul has left me big shoes to fill and I hope and pray that this next academic year
, the stu-dent body, can help me fulfill those shoes. I may be dreaming big, but I hope to set goals and ac-complish them in the 2009-2010 academic year. These include:
An invitation for every student to write at least
Complete coverage of our sports teams & community life.
Reflections from Seniors
Transitions experienced by Middlers
Introductions of JuniorsI am open to new ideas and creativity! So if you are interested in helping write, take pictures, re-port or have ideas of your own, please feel free to contact me by e-mail email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blessings during reading week and congratulations to all of those graduating!Mary Elizabeth Prentice
A Final Will
From Megan Dosher and Margaret Talbot
Dear friends,This is our last will and testament, to all of you who aren't graduating and haven't yet discovered thesecret for yourself. You won't read it in the student handbook; your committee members and denominationalpowers won't tell you; your advisor might or might not let you in on it. We attest to you: You HAVE to have
Theology & Hermeneutics
, before you leave Austin Seminary. This course IS required!* We leavethe secret knowledge of this required course to your care. Take advantage of it. We hope you love it, as wehave.
* in our estimation—and we know there are others who agree (like the editor who allowed this to be published)