Program Details

Study in this area provides a strong foundation in the entire biblical corpus. In addition to the Jewish and Christian canonical, deuterocanonical, and extra-canonical scriptures, study also covers the background literature of early Israel, biblical and
Location:
Berkeley, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Theology

Program Overview

Program Description:
Study in this area provides a strong foundation in the entire biblical corpus. In addition to the Jewish and Christian canonical, deuterocanonical, and extra-canonical scriptures, study also covers the background literature of early Israel, biblical and post-biblical Judaism, and early Christianity. The critical study of primary texts is emphasized, using a variety of analytical methods, interdisciplinary, and cross-cultural approaches. The development of skill in appropriate languages is central to the program.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Western Associate of Schools and Colleges (WASC) The Association of Theological Schools (ATS)
Financial Aid:
Yes
Requirements:
M.A. - GRE: 550, GPA: 3.0 Reading knowledge in one modern foreign language is required by the 3rd semester of coursework. Ph.D. - GRE: 500, GPA: 3.5 Reading knowledge in primary biblical language, coursework in secondary biblical language, one semester in Biblical Aramaic, and two modern foreign languages are required to move forward to candidacy.

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