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Author:  Petronius [ Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:30 pm ]
Post subject:  Years of Schooling

How many years of seminary are required for a priest?

Author:  Bombadil [ Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:00 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Years of Schooling

I don't know.

That said I think the usual is a bachelor's in philosophy and a master's in theology or divinity or something. And some seminary courses, probably.

All told, the educational requirements take about 7-9 years, if you are just wanting a basic ballpark answer. Years in an actual seminary would be 1-5 depending on the candidate's previous education. So if for some reason you already had a bachelor's and master's in those areas, you could be a priest in 1-2 years, though it would probably take longer, just because why rush things?

Author:  Obi-Wan Kenobi [ Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:31 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Years of Schooling

Four years of graduate school and preferably at least two years before that.

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