Tuesday, September 28, 2010

That's so pastoral. I'm really moved.

Preaching Student: "In my tradition, the only time angels come around is when they come to fuck things up..."

Nora Tubbs Tisdale (said in a sweet, Southern accent): "Now, tell me more about angels coming to fuck things up."

Overheard:  Preaching Section

Sunday, September 26, 2010

We're very hardcore here

Christopher Beeley:  "All these people run around in church saying, 'Aren't we nice?'  NO!  You're all bastards."
Student: "That's pastoral"

Overheard in: Anglican Theology I

Jesus is born in one of those pods! Interpretive dance! Interpretive dance!

Student 1: "What's this?"
Student 2: "It's the Gospel according to Ga Ga."

Overheard: Marquand Chapel

I'm glad they were learning carpentry.

2nd Year MDiv, talking about polygamy, using Solomon for an example:

"When one would come home, Solomon would be waiting there all like...'behold the cedar of Lebanon!...wood!'"

Overheard: Refectory

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Next community-building game night! fun fun!

Student walking into the ever-changing table setups in LaTourette:  "It's like Tetris gone horribly, horribly wrong."

Take what you can get, friend

MDiv, regarding spandex pants: "Well they're the only thing that's touching my genitals these days."

Monday, September 20, 2010

Why don't your intimate times involve 100 other people? Maybe the problem is you.

Student: "Are you ready for our intimate systematics class?"

Overheard in: Niebuhr hall

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Good luck!

Second year MDiv: "I feel a doodle coming on."

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Makes as much sense as a theology class.

Christopher Beeley: "You don't read like you watch television.  Unless you need to watch television, in which case, you read vampire novels."

Overheard: Anglican Theology I

Wednesday, September 8, 2010


Student1: "Are you into idolatry?"
Student2: "Oh, I'm totally into idolatry."

Overheard: Latourette Hall

Monday, September 6, 2010

So young, so hopeful. Nobody take that away from this one.

MDiv: "The one time there was actually fraud on my card, my dad called and asked why there was $300 on charges on my account, on places like eHarmony and Match.com.  That was difficult to explain away. I mean, obviously it was fraud.  It wouldn't take me $300 to find someone."

Overheard: Commuter Lounge

No, no, no. I'm just above that.

3rd year: "You're not on Facebook?  Are you, like, American?"

Overheard: Commuter Lounge

Yes. Yes you can.

MDiv: "Can I lube you?"

Overheard: New Haven Road Race

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Well, I still think I'm on summer vacation.

MDiv: "Maybe he thinks he's still on sabbatical."

Overheard: waiting, ten minutes after the start of class, for a particular professor whoshallremainnameless to arrive

Total sequitur

STM Student: "I just threw up a little."
MDiv Student: "Aww.  I miss Amir!"

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Awww. You're gonna give it a complex.

Third-Year M.Div.: "It's kinda like Mount Zion. It's a crummy little mountain."

Overheard: JE Dining Room