What makes a good Biblical Scholar? Passion for the subject. If you are going to inspire from the lectern or the pulpit or with the pen, you have to love what you are talking about.
What makes a good scholar? One’s tendency in answering this question is to describe a scholar in her/his own image, with her/his own particular interests.
Faithfulness without fearfulness.
~Timothy Larsen, McManis Professor Christian Thought, Wheaton College