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M.A. in Apologetics

Wesley Biblical Seminary’s 50-hour Master of Arts in Apologetics provides pastors, Christian leaders, and laypeople with the extensive philosophical and biblical framework needed to respond to current moral and philosophical challenges. If you want to be able to confidently articulate and defend the Christian worldview in a pluralistic context, this degree is for you.

2-3 years

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MA Apologetics courses

Biblical Studies9 credits
OT 516Old Testament History and Interpretation3
NT 512New Testament History and Interpretation3
BS501Inductive Bible Study I3
Theological Studies 15 credits
BT 501Biblical Theology3
HT 520History of Christian Thought 3
ST 604Christ, Revelation, God, and Humanity3
ST 605Salvation, Holy Spirit, Church, and Last Things3
ST619 or ST606Theology of John Wesley or Theology of Christian Holiness3
Apologetics Concentration21 credits
AP 501Foundations of Apologetics3
PH 504Philosophy of the Christian Religion3
PH 610Moral Theology and the Gospel3
HT 609Comparative Religious Traditions3
AP 720Christian Faith and Science3
General Apologetics Electives3
AP 750Apologetics Qualifying Thesis/Project3
Formational Studies4 credits
DS 505Discipleship and Spiritual Formation 4
Ministry Studies3 credits

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