BA in Biblical Studies

Why Major in Biblical Studies?

The BA in Biblical Studies at Eastern situates the canonical texts of the Christian tradition within the context of the larger Christian story, while also equipping students to interpret these texts for themselves and for the benefit of the Christian church. Students are familiarized with the social and historical setting of these texts, critical issues in their transmission, interpretation and application, and are given the tools to faithfully and creatively apply the message of these texts to contemporary contexts.

Students pursuing the BA in Biblical Studies have the option of electing a languages track that will give them the opportunity to incorporate Greek and Hebrew into the major.

    “My Bible classes became endlessly fascinating to me. The Greek, the Hebrew, the context, the magnitude of the actual topics of the Bible -- all of it. My professors encouraged questions and gave me the tools and skills to continue learning on my own even after my time at Eastern was done. ”

    John Chaffee '06, Youth Director


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