Monday, November 10, 2008

ICAATS: Why Standardize Theology 001

As soon as one talks about accreditation of theological education, people who have never been exposed to these things  immediately conjure up images of centralization, one-man control, antichrist, etc. More so in churches that tend to be autonomous. This is because of a misunderstanding.

When we buy a product from a well known company, we expect it to deliver quality. That is why we shell out extra money, though a the same product might be available from a nondescript company. The well known company is able to offer quality product because of quality control. The same is the job of accreditation in theological education -- quality control.

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