Master of Arts in Biblical Studies
BTS556 World Religions (2)
A study of major non-Christian religious systems
in the world. The claims of each will be compared
with the absolute truth and adequacy of biblical faith.
BTS557 Religions of America (2)
A study of the most prominent modern religions
native to America, with particular reference to their
historical backgrounds and doctrinal positions.
BTS599 Thesis (4)
This is a guided independent research paper. The
special problem or area of investigation must be
precisely stated in written form and pursued under
faculty supervision and must be approved by the
chairman of the Biblical Studies Department. A
fully documented research thesis of 100-120 pages
in length is required for this course.
IBEX570 Physical Geography of Israel (2)
An examination of the physical geography of the
land of Israel with attention to regional structure,
geology, and topography with a view to the develop-
ment of communication lines and settlement.
IBEX598 Cultures & Religions of the Middle
A field-based exploration of the cultural, religious,
and ethnic diversity of the land of Israel. Special at-
tention is given to religious and cultural distinctives
of the major ethnic communities and monotheistic
religions of the region.