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Th.M. in Biblical Studies

The Master of Theology in Biblical Studies 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.

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 Level Outcomes

  • Cultivate holy love of God and neighbor demonstrated by knowledge of and practice in the Christian disciplines including works of service, with particular attention to a Wesleyan understanding of the means of grace.
  • Demonstrate advanced or intermediate level competency in at least one biblical language appropriate for advanced academic study of Scripture in the service of the church, with a focus on scholarship and publication.
  • Demonstrate substantive knowledge and understanding of biblical history and literature appropriate for advanced academic study of Scripture in the service of the church, with a focus on scholarship and publication.