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Old Testament

The Master of Arts (Theology) with a concentration in Old Testament provides a path of advanced study of the Hebrew Bible, often in preparation for doctoral studies. This concentration will introduce students to the academic field of study, provide advanced language courses for engaging the biblical text in the primary language, and work towards advanced research and writing, culminating in a written thesis.

For admission requirements and tuition information visit the Master of Arts (Theology) page.

Contact
Rev. Dr. Matthew L. Walsh
Associate Professor of Biblical Studies
PHONE: (902) 585-2226EMAIL: matthew.walsh@acadiau.ca

Program Overview

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
IDTH 5010OrientationPass / Fail
IDTH 7813Graduate Seminar3
Biblical Studies1
BIBL 5023Interpreting the Old Testament3
BIBL 5033Interpreting the New Testament3
Christian Thought
CHUR 5013Introduction to Christian History3
THEO 5013Christian Theology 13
THEO 5023Christian Theology 23
Old Testament Specialization2
BIBL 7613Guided Reading in Old Testament 13
BIBL 7623Guided Reading in Old Testament 23
HEBR 5013Foundations of Biblical Hebrew 13
HEBR 5023Foundations of Biblical Hebrew 23
HEBR 6013Intermediate Hebrew3
GREE 5013Foundations of New Testament Greek 13
GREE 5023Foundations of New Testament Greek 23
BIBL, GREE, HEBR, or ARAM (elective)Biblical Studies (Old Testament) or Biblical Languages elective3
BIBL, GREE, HEBR, or ARAM (elective)Biblical Studies (Old Testament) or Biblical Languages elective3
BIBL, GREE, HEBR, or ARAM (elective)Biblical Studies or Biblical Languages elective3
BIBL 7916, BIBL 7926Thesis6,6
Total Credit Hours60

  1. Survey of the Bible (BIBL 5013) required above 60 hours if Bible Knowledge Exam is not passed.
  2. Electives to be chosen in consultation with the supervisor.

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