Bachelor of Biblical and Theological Studies | Concentration in Messianic Jewish Studies

General

Program Description

Program Objectives

This concentration seeks to:

  • Provide an in-depth and broad coverage of the contents of the Bible;
  • Provide a knowledge of Messianic Jewish history, theology and practice;
  • Provide instruction in principles of exegesis;
  • Present various tools and methodologies available for hermeneutics and exegesis;
  • Examine the broad range of issues involved in interpreting the Scriptures;
  • Explore various theological responses to issues raised by the biblical text;
  • Offer a foundation in Hebrew and Greek; and
  • Develop practical ministry skills through supervised Messianic Jewish ministry experiences.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this concentration, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of Scripture;
  • Demonstrate a foundational knowledge of Messianic Judaism;
  • Use a lexicon and basic grammatical aids to exegete the Hebrew Bible and Greek New Testament;
  • Answer critical questions concerning authorship, dating, and place of composition of the books of the Bible;
  • Identify the primary people, places, and events described in the Scriptures;
  • Articulate an understanding of the inspiration of the Holy Spirit in the composition of Scripture, as well as the illumination of the Ruach (Spirit) in the reading and application of Scripture; and
  • Articulate knowledge of and show ability to participate in Messianic Jewish ministry.
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

The King’s University (TKU) is an accredited, Spirit-empowered, evangelical university with branch campuses and teaching sites in multiple U.S. cities. TKU offers students a complete educational exper ... Read More

The King’s University (TKU) is an accredited, Spirit-empowered, evangelical university with branch campuses and teaching sites in multiple U.S. cities. TKU offers students a complete educational experience by combining higher education with practical ministry experience within dynamic local churches. Read less