Master of Arts

Bible Exposition

Units by Discipline
Total Units Price per unit Bible Exposition Languages Philosophy Practical Ministry Research / Christian Education Spiritual Formation Theology Electives
64-66 $538 19 19 0 0 1 6 15 4-6

Overview

The student will:

  • Be able to identify the basic contents, backgrounds, and purpose of each book of the Old and New Testaments.

  • Be able to explain the general history and cultures relevant to the study of the Old and New Testament.

  • Be able to interpret and apply passages of the Old and New Testaments through use of the grammatical-historical method, including understanding the contribution of genre to the passage‚ ancient meaning and modern significance.

Curriculum

Course Units
BE 517 Hermeneutics/Bible Study Methods 3
BE 519 Survey of Genesis-Malachi 3
TH 511 Theology I - Revelation & Nature of God 3
SF 501 Intro. to Spiritual Theology & Formation 3
SS 510 Theological Research Methodology 1
  Emphasis or Electives 6
BE 520 Survey of Matthew-Revelation 3
HT 514 Historical Theology Survey 3
TH 512 Theology II - Works of God, Angels, Man & Sin 3
SF 503 Personal Foundations for Spiritual Formation 3
SF 505 Talbot Spiritual Direction 0
  Emphasis or Electives 4
TH 613 Theology III - Christ, Salvation and the Spirit 3
SF 504 Spiritual Formation, Vocation & Disciplines 0
  Emphasis or Electives 14
TH 614 Theology IV - The Church and Last Things 3
SF 505 Talbot Spiritual Direction 0
  Emphasis or Electives 12
  Elective 2
  BE 770 The Life of Christ 2-3
  BE 610 Romans* 2-3
  BE 732 Expos of NT: Life & Teaching of Paul  
NT 501 Beginning Greek I 2
NT 502 Beginning Greek II 2
NT 503 Introduction to Exegesis 3
NT 604 Exegesis in the Gospels 3
NT 605 Exegesis in the Epistles & Acts 3
OT 603 Elements of Hebrew I 2
OT 604 Elements of Hebrew II 3
  Bible Exposition Electives 6
  General Electives 4-6
  Total 64-66

*Select two 2 unit courses (for a total of 4 units).

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