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Moody Graduate School

Discussion in 'Fundamental Baptist Forum' started by PreachTREE, Nov 22, 2006.

  1. PreachTREE

    PreachTREE New Member

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    I just wanted an "IFB" opinion on Moody Graduate School. I am at the close of my undergrad career at an IFB institution and plan on pursuing an MDiv. Has anyone had interaction with MGS grads or faculty?

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  2. gb93433

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    I have several friends who are Moody graduates and in my opinion they are some of the best prepared men I know.
     
  3. Maverick

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    I would define the school as moderately Conservative to Neo-Evangelical from my experience with them but just because a man graduates from a school it does not mean that he is in one accord with them but a man candidating from there at my church would raise my eyebrows and cause my shields to raise as well. Photons would be loaded and phasers locked but I would use them as a last resort.
     
  4. Trotter

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    The name of the college on the degree does have meaning, but it is wise to not place too much on that alone. A man is proven by what he stands for, not where he went to school.

    My sister had the opportunity for a free ticket to UT Knoxville... full tuition, books, housing, board, everything. She turned it down and opted to go to Berry College and then Auburn on a basic scholarship (tuition, but nothing else). Why? Because of the name on the degree. While the education would have been the same or ebtter, she didn't want UTK on her diploma because of the stigma it has (had) as a party school. The sad part is that some people would have looked at "UTK" and dismissed her for it... so she went the long way around to avoid that.
     
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    Don Well-Known Member

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    And see, if I were reviewing her application for a job, I've never heard of UT Knoxville, and would have paid attention only to her course of study and qualifications....
     
  6. PreachTREE

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    What is your experience with them? And what do they do/believe that would make you believe that they are neo-evangelical? Their statement of faith looks solid.

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  7. Rhetorician

    Rhetorician Active Member

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    Maverick Response

    Maverick,

    You said:

    "I would define the school as moderately Conservative to Neo-Evangelical from my experience with them . . . ."

    Do I detect a hint of ultra-fundamentalist in the comment?

    No offense needed, just a question for clarification purposes.

    If the answer to the question is yes, then I would also like to inquire where you might recommend a young pastor or missionary go for a better education?:confused:

    sdg!

    rd
     
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    Rhetorician Active Member

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    Universal Apology!!

    Sorry to all,

    When I followed the hyperlink to this thread I did not understand that I was in the Fundamentalists thread section.:tongue3:

    Please forgive.

    sdg!:thumbsup:

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  9. gb93433

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    As soon as she would have left the state almost nobody would have known anything about it being a party school. When I lived in CA I thought little dof other colleges and universities.

    Some people are impressed if you graduate from a big name school. The university I graduated from was a big name school but it was not near as hard as the first university I went to and did not have as good of a program.
     
  10. Raindrop

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    My early training in the Christian life was through WDLM radio out of Moody. That was excellent preparation. I don't know anything about the graduate school in particular, but overall Moody is most highly respected.
     
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