‘Always Writing, Always Thinking’

What do scholars do, exactly? Which virtues does a life of scholarship require? 

On this episode, longtime Commonweal contributor and renowned New Testament scholar Luke Timothy Johnson speaks with editor Dominic Preziosi about his lifelong intellectual journey. 

Being a good scholar (and a good Christian) Johnson argues, requires not just discipline and fortitude, but also imagination and humility. 


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“I always say yes, unless I must say no. I have always been open to every sort of invitation.”—Luke Timothy Johnson

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