Master of Arts (Biblical and Theological Studies) | Knox Theological Seminary

Master of Arts: Biblical and Theological Studies

MABTS

The Master of Arts (Biblical and Theological Studies) is an academic degree program designed for persons who intend to pursue further graduate religious studies in biblical studies and theology or who desire to broaden and deepen their knowledge in these areas.

Learning Outcomes

A graduate of the MABTS program at Knox will:

  • Articulate the Gospel message of salvation by grace through faith in Christ alone.
  • Explain the inspiration and authority of all of the scripture and its relationship to the Gospel.
  • Articulate the relationship of the gospel to sanctification in the life of the believer.
  • Demonstrate the relationship of biblical studies, systematic theology, and historical theology in articulating a thoughtful and coherent theological framework.
  • Properly interpret the scriptures, articulating the importance of knowledge of the original languages of scripture and an informed hermeneutical method.
  • Faithfully relate the Gospel to their culture and context.

Program Requirements

BIBLICAL STUDIES 15 CREDIT HOURS

NT502 New Testament Survey 1 - Gospels and Acts 3 Credit Hours
NT504 New Testament Survey 2 - Epistles and Revelation 3 Credit Hours
NT712 Biblical Hermeneutics 3 Credit Hours
OT602 Old Testament Survey 1 3 Credit Hours
OT604 Old Testament Survey 2 3 Credit Hours
THEOLOGICAL STUDIES 12 CREDIT HOURS

ST506 Systematic THeology 1 - God and Creation3 Credit Hours
ST602 Systematic Theology 2 - Christ and the Church3 Credit Hours
ST604 Systematic Theology 3 - Salvation and Eschatology3 Credit Hours
ST608 Ethics3 Credit Hours
HISTORICAL STUDIES 6 CREDIT HOURS

CH502 History of Christianity 1 - Ancient and Medieval Church History3 Credit Hours
CH504 History of Christianity 2 - Reformation to Modern Era3 Credit Hours
PASTORAL STUDIES 6 CREDIT HOURS

AT754 Integrative Project3 Credit Hours
ME702 The Missional Church3 Credit Hours
ELECTIVES  21 CREDIT HOURS

TOTAL HOURS60 CREDIT HOURS

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