I'd regret it both ways

Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Today, I signed up for Dr Lim Kar Yong's Biblical Interpretation on 25-28 Apr - as usual a last minute sign up (I almost always register at the last possible date). I was reluctant because this course is going to be tough - but I would regret if I don't sign up as much as I would regret if I do.

Three things made me decide to do it:

1. My plans for a holiday during this period failed. There is no running away.
2. I already have the 3 required text (Carson's Exegetical Fallacies, Fee's NT Exegesis and Klein's Introduction to Biblical Interpretation)
3. I enjoyed myself working on one of Kar Yong's pre-course reading materials. It was a mixed feeling really - I was aghast as well as amused. You can check out Kar Yong's website if you are curious. Click on Hermeneutic/Biblical Interpretion, Report on Babylon. See if you find it as amusing as I did. Noel commented that it borders on being comical.

Just taking a look at the course outline and course requirements available at the website made me shudder. As much as Noel said that he admires my courage in what I am putting myself into, I told him I am just jumping in and trying to swim. There is no other way.

Anyway, it won't do without a word of kudos here for Kar Yong who just got his PhD. Congratulations!

pearlie

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7 comment(s)

  1. After reading reasons 1, 2 & 3, I though, "no brainer". But then, the course requirements made you shudder! Oh well, we will be routing for you, Pearlie! I'll check his website out soon...

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  2. Do pray for me. I just received a phone call today and there is a probability that there is a meeting either on 25 or 27. I do not like missing classes, which means I'd rather give BI a miss if it happens. I have some friends praying that won't happen. After reason 1, 2 & 3, please pray this will be reason #4.

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  3. Thanks for your comment the other day! I look forward to having the internet back so I can read more of your blog! God bless you & "see" you later! :)

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  4. Thanks Julia. I spoke to my client today and it seems that it might happen on Friday. Hope it won't go through and rescheduled to the next week.

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  5. Hey Randi,
    Yea ... looking forward to seeing you again, hope you will get your internet up in no time!

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