Sallie McFague, writing in 1976, argued that the formational task of theological education sets it “within the context of church and the faith. The sine qua non of such formation is a worshipping community…. The context for our intellectual work must be that of worship, or we deny our basic loyalty.
—E. Byron Anderson, “Worship and Theological Education,” Theological Education, Vol. 39, Number 1 (2003):120