oa Conspectus : The Journal of the South African Theological Seminary - Taking the plunge : turning a thesis into an academic article

Volume 15, Issue 03
  • ISSN : 1996-8167



The expression 'publish or perish' has never been truer for one's academic career than it is today. This is little consolation for the would-be academics who have yet to publish their first academic article. So, mindful of the challenges, I offer this article as an encouragement to such scholars. Since this is a personal reflection, and not an attempt at a definitive work on the subject, I will use examples drawn from my own writings.

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