Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Studies
This is a 36 credit program.
- 30 credits (10 courses)
- 6 credits (thesis)
This Ph.D. concentration is designed for those interested in the academic and scholarly investigation of the Jewish and Christian scriptures employing a variety of methodologies including hermeneutics, textual and form criticism, historiography, archaeology, linguistics and exegesis. The social sciences are also considered viable tools in Biblical studies particularly as relates to the social matrix of textual formation. Students may choose to complete part or all of their coursework for this degree program during the Oxford University Theology Summer School. For more information about this degree program option, please visit the Oxford and Rome Programs page on our website.