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Faith International University And Seminary MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES
Faith International University And Seminary

MASTER OF ARTS IN THEOLOGICAL STUDIES

Tacoma, USA

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Sep 2023

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Introduction

The Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MATS) is a 72-hour program designed for those who desire to serve the church or a church-related ministry. Interdisciplinary studies provide a well-rounded biblical and theological understanding of the Christian faith concerning other disciplines. Students also may develop a concentration in one of the following areas: New Testament or Apologetics. A minimum of 24 hours in a specific area must be taken to establish a concentration. The program is for the following:

Christian workers in positions where a graduate degree will allow entrance into a Christian vocation which would not otherwise be possible;

Those who need a general seminary education and wish to gain further knowledge in the areas of theology and biblical studies; and

Those who desire to develop expertise in either New Testament studies or Apologetics.

INTERDISCIPLINARY LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquire foundational knowledge and a basic understanding of the Bible and theology;

Acquire an understanding of the relationship between biblical and theological disciplines; and

Acquire the ability to teach basic Bible or theology in a Christian ministry setting.

NEW TESTAMENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquire a basic understanding of the Bible, theology, and global leadership ministry;

Acquire an ability to read, exegete, and interpret the Greek New Testament; and

Acquire an ability to skillfully research New Testament texts regarding the historical and theological background.

APOLOGETICS LEARNING OUTCOMES

Acquire an understanding of Christian theology and a Christian worldview and how it relates to other religions;

Acquire knowledge of the history and philosophy of Apologetics and the essential elements of apologetic argument; and

Acquire an ability to argue apologetically the fundamentals of the Christian faith in order to advance Christian truth and to refute historical and contemporary challenges to Christianity

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