Reimagining a History PhD

Over at The Anxious Bench, Paul reflects on how rewarding it is to work, as a trained historian, with the Brazos Fellows–and what he’s learned from them about how to think of his own scholarly calling:

As the Brazos Fellows often remind me, a Christian view of vocation teaches us that our identity is not found in our C.V., our job title, our productivity, or our prestige, but fully and fundamentally grounded in Christ. This is a truth that frees all Christians to hear and respond to God’s call—and a truth that frees up us historians to more creatively imagine and embark on our work in the rapidly changing world of higher education.

Read the rest here.