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Th.M. [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: Th.M. [Biblical Studies]

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.