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The program of study for a major in Biblical studies is designed
to prepare students for further seminary or university studies,
or for a lifetime of study and service without further formal
training. The College of Christian Faith encourages on-the-job
training for Biblical studies majors in cooperation with local
churches, hospitals, missions, and other religious institutions.
Greek is not required for a major in Biblical
studies but is strongly recommended. The second year of Greek
will count as part of the general studies foreign language
Goals of the Biblical Studies Major
- To equip the student with the ability
to articulate a general knowledge of the Old Testament and
- To provide a foundation of high quality
academic training for ministry, equipping students to serve
as pastors, teachers, missionaries, and in other positions
of Christian leadership.
- To provide the academic foundation that
will enable our graduates to be accepted in and graduate
from graduate theological programs.
- To enable the student to ponder the ultimate
questions of life, to develop a strong, maturing, distinctively
evangelical faith, and present an apologetic to competing
- To lay a Biblical foundation for the student's
task of integrating faith and learning.
- To integrate the Biblical studies discipline
with God's truth wherever it is found.
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