Another gem from a lunchtime conversation with a colleague, this time from the professor of Religious Studies responsible for teaching “Introduction to the New Testament.” Her vote for Question of the Semester in that class, three-quarters of the way through the term:
So wait, I don’t get it. St. Paul’s teachings are based on…Jesus?
Did I mention that Felician College is a Catholic liberal arts institution that describes itself (yes, oxymoronically) as “The Franciscan College of New Jersey”?
The Apostle Paul, reached for comment: “Why do they persecute me?”