Overview

The Master of Theology (Biblical Studies) program is designed for the enhanced understanding of and commitment to personal and social holiness through practices of moral, personal and spiritual formation, in a context of accountability to a community of faith and dependence on the Spirit of Christ; and substantive understanding of the field of biblical studies appropriate for advanced academic study of Scripture in the service of the church, with a focus on scholarship for research and publication.

 

Program Goals

  • Demonstrate substantive understanding of biblical history appropriate for advanced academic study of Scripture in the service of the church, with a focus on scholarship and publication.
  • Demonstrate substantive understanding of biblical languages appropriate for advanced academic study of Scripture in the service of the church, with a focus on scholarship and publication.
  • Demonstrate substantive understanding of biblical literature appropriate for advanced academic study of Scripture in the service of the church, with a focus on scholarship and publication.
  • Demonstrate substantive understanding of biblical theology appropriate for advanced academic study of Scripture in the service of the church, with a focus on scholarship and publication.
  • Commit to cultivate holy love of God and neighbor demonstrated by a knowledge of and practice in the Christian disciplines including works of service, with particular attention to a Wesleyan understanding of the means of grace.