Thursday, October 24, 2013

Return of the Blog

Yes... thanks to the summer break I completely forgot to keep up with the  blog "Better than Dear Candler." Resuming activity let's jump right in....

Enjoying certain professors can take a certain fines of expectations. What I mean is when you start to observe particular behavioral patterns of your professors... latch onto them, share them, and start to play games in class centering on them to maintain your sanity and humanity.

As this can follow let's make this an opportunity to share some of the ticks, buzzwords, and internal logics some of your professors exhibit...

Sunday, May 5, 2013


"I don't want to be a theologian. I basically just want to be a sacramental pez dispenser."-Overheard by 3rd year MDiv

Saturday, May 4, 2013

When people are cheering in the halls of CST that they're finished, and I still have papers due

Thursday, April 25, 2013


(In a conversation concerning a misrepresentation of the Quadrilateral)

"That makes us roll the dice"
"We can't roll dice.  We're Methodist"

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Emory vs. Duke

"Someone put Duke and Emory in the same category. I thought, 'Really?!' That's like saying Ohio State is like Michigan to a Michigan alum."-Professor

Monday, April 15, 2013

Freudian Slips

"There are only two things considered infallible by the Roman Catholic Church: The immaculate deception..."-3rd year MDiv