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Master of Divinity

World Christianity

This track provides a strong foundation for those called to communicate the gospel across cultural barriers, whether in the United States or around the world.

Old Testament
OT531 Pentateuch and Joshua (3)
OT532 Historical and Poetic Books (3)

New Testament
NT511 Gospels and Acts (3)
NT512 Epistles (3)
NT612 Biblical Hermeneutics (3)

Students are required to take 6 credits in either Hebrew or Greek, and 6 credits in Bible.
Choose: OT515 Hebrew Language and OT521 Introduction to Hebrew Exegesis or NT545 Greek Language and NT677 Intermediate Greek or OT515 Hebrew Language and NT545 Greek Language (6)
Choose: Two Bible courses (English or Exegetical) - one Old Testament (3) and one New Testament (3)

Christian Theology
CT511 Christian Thought and Ethics (3)
CT543 Survey of Christian Theology I (3)
CT634 The Church and Its Mission (3)
Elective (6) **

Church History
CH511 Church History I (3)
CH512 Church History II (3)

Denominational Studies
Denominational Studies I *
Denominational Studies II *

Spiritual Formation
SF511 Spiritual Formation in Ministry (3)

Pastoral Ministry
PM515 Personal Foundations for Ministry (3)
PM522 Vision, Change, and Conflict (3)
PM625 Introduction to Preaching (3)
PM626 Preaching in the Church (3)
PM635 Church at Worship (3)

PM693 Mentored Ministry - Congregational (2)
PM694 Mentored Ministry - Missional (2)

Christian Counseling
CC612 Pastoral Counseling and Crisis Intervention (3)

Missions and Evangelism
ME511 Culture, Context, and Mission (3)
ME524 Evangelism and Discipleship (3)

ME519 Theology of Missions and Other Religions (3)
ME566 World Christianity: Historical & Contemporary Perspectives (3)

Choose two of the following courses:
ME571 Folk Religions (3)
ME572 Islam (3)
ME573 Eastern Religions (3)

Educational Ministries
GS410 Seminary Research Methods (0)

*if required by denomination in lieu of elective credits (6)
**Those taking 6 credits of denominational studies will not take PM626 and PM635.

Total Credits (90)

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Master of Divinity Program

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