Overview of the
College of Christian Faith
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The purpose of the
Mary C. Crowley College of Christian Faith is to provide for
all students of Dallas Baptist University a working knowledge
of both the Old and New Testaments in order that they may
have a Biblical foundation for all their life experiences;
and to provide a program of study for majors and minors in
Biblical studies, Christian studies, and Philosophy to equip
them for Christian leadership and graduate study in these
Goals of the College
- To equip students with the ability to articulate
a general knowledge of the Bible, including for some, a
knowledge extending to the original Biblical languages.
- To produce students who will become skilled
servant leaders in ministry, reflecting the spiritual values
of the historic Christian faith.
- To provide a foundation of high-quality
academic training for ministry, enabling students to serve
as pastors, teachers, missionaries, and in other positions
of Christian leadership; and enabling students to excel
as graduate students at seminaries and universities in their
- To guide students in developing a Christian
theology, philosophy, and world view.
- To expose students to the premises of various
world and life views that are distinctly different from
the Christian perspective.
- To instill in students a commitment to
a Biblically-based philosophy of Christian education, including
a commitment to personal evangelism and the global mission
of the church.
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