John Piper on How He Remembers What He Reads

John Piper describes his approach to remembering the things he reads. It comes down to underlining, commenting in the margin, and indexing — and for books that really strike him, writing a page or two in his journal.

  • Goannatree

    This is pretty much the same technique one of grad school professors taught for prelims and dissertation prep! It works!

  • Goannatree

    one of *my* grad school professors…

    sorry about the omission!

  • Vangy

    Yeah I do that too! Wow. But I dont remember a lot. Must have to journal about it to retain it better, and indexing…who has time for that? lol, just pastors I guess. 😉