M.A. Biblical Literature

 

The Basics

  • 50 credit hours (approx. 2-3 years)
  • Available on campus and online
  • Greek and Hebrew are available in real time online via Zoom.
  • Emphasizes biblical scholarship, including proficiency in both Greek and Hebrew and extensive coursework in biblical content

Program Courses

Biblical Studies (29 hrs)

BT 500 The Bible’s Authority & Interpretation 2
BT 600 Fundamentals of Biblical Theology 3
OT 501 Elementary Hebrew I 3
OT 502 Elementary Hebrew II 3
OT 516 OT History & Interpretation 3
OT Inductive Bible OT 620, 621, 622, or 623 3
NT 512 NT History & Interpretation 3
NT 521 Greek Reading & Syntax 3
Biblical Studies Electives 6
(Including at least one OT or NT exegesis course and one inductive Bible study course.)

Theological Studies (6 hrs)

ST 504 Christ, Revelation, God, Humanity 3
ST 505 Salvation, Holy Spirit, Church, Last Things 3

Philosophical Studies (3 hrs)

AP 500 or AP(MS) 601 AP 500 Approaches to Apologetics/
AP(MS) 601 Apologetics in Cultural Change 3

Formational Studies (3 hrs)

DS 505 Discipleship and Spiritual Formation 3
Optional Discipleship Groups

Ministry Studies (4 hrs)

EV 605 Evangelism 3
RS 001 New Student Orientation 0
RS 778 Summative Evaluation 1

General Electives (5 hrs)

Includes beginning Greek and/or Hebrew for those entering seminary without those courses.

For detailed program information, please see the academic catalog.