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Course Descriptions: Bible & Theology Department

The Bible is the ultimate authority for evangelical Christians to judge doctrine, experience and practice. Therefore, the study of Scripture occupies a strategic place in the curriculum of the seminary. At the core of the Bible offerings are the biblical theology and biblical exegesis courses which enable students of the Bible at the graduate level to enhance their interpretative skills and to draw out principles applicable to their lives and ministries today.

Systematic and historical theology courses provide the context necessary for developing a truly balanced Pentecostal and Charismatic ministry of the Word.

The Bible and Theology Department seeks to equip both practitioners and academicians to properly handle the Scripture and theology, using all the best tools and resources under the guidance of the Holy Spirit.



Deborah M. Gill, PhD
Chair of Masters Programs
Department Chairperson
Professor of Biblical Studies and Exposition

Roger D. Cotton, ThD
Professor of Old Testament

James D. Hernando, PhD
Professor of New Testament

James H. Railey, Jr., DTh
Dean of the Seminary
Professor of Theology

Director of PhD in Biblical Interpretation and Theology

Charles E. Self, PhD
Professor of Church History



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