M.A. Concentration in New Testament

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This specialization focuses on the study of New Testament and is intended as a course of study for those with a particular interest in New Testament, for those interested in pursuing further graduate studies in this field, and for those who wish to use this concentration as a grounding for specific congregational or community service.

Sample Concentration Courses

(Note: The courses below may not all be required.  In some cases, students select one or more courses from a longer list as a means of fulfilling a requirement.) See the online catalog for more details..


NT1210  Synoptic Gospels: Matthew (Full course)
A study of the gospel of Matthew, exploring its structure, theology and teachings within its ancient setting. Attention is given to its theological and ecclesial significance today, particularly for ...

NT1213  Synoptic Gospels: Mark And Luke (Full course)
A study of the gospel of Mark and the gospel of Luke. Attention will be given to the themes, theologies and teachings of those gospels within their ancient settings, as well as to their significance ...

NT2210  Pauline Tradition: Romans (Full course)
A study of Paul’s letter to the Romans, giving primary attention to exegetical and theological issues that arise from a close reading of the text and their implications for faith and ministry in the ...

NT3210  The Gospel of John (Half course)
A study of John’s gospel as the context for reflection on the mission of the church and preparation for pastoral leadership. The primary focus is on the gospel of John with attention also given to ...

For a complete list of courses and more thorough curriculum and concentration detail, see the online catalog.