Biblical and Theological Studies

The Biblical and Theological Studies major provides a focused study of the Bible, church history, and theology to prepare for graduate studies in preparation for a vocation of teaching. Students are prepared to:

  • Interpret Christian scripture responsibly
  • Identify and critically analyze appropriate sources in academic research
  • Understand and assess contemporary church beliefs and practices in light of church history
  • Have above-average facility with either Greek or Hebrew through the intermediate level
  • Conduct mentored research of a high caliber, culminating in a conference presentation
  • Develop the personal and spiritual maturity necessary for a vocation in teaching

Course Requirements

View all details and course requirements for this program in the Milligan University Catalog (link below). The Milligan University academic catalog is the official, authoritative source for all academic requirements and policies. Any discrepancies in curricular requirements from other sources will default to the Catalog.


Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

Professor of Old Testament

Paul Blowers
Dean E. Walker Professor of Church History

Curtis Booher
Professor of Christian Ministries

Kip Elolia
Professor of Christian Theology and World Christianity

Jack Holland
Russell F. and Marian J. Blowers Professor of Christian Ministries; Professor of Christian Care and Counseling

Associate Professor of Bible and Humanities

Beth Jarvis
Director of Ministry Resource Center

Ron Kastens
Academic Dean of the Seminary and Associate Professor of Christian Ministry

Phil Kenneson
The Kenneth E. Starkey Chair of Bible and Christian Ministries; Associate Dean of the School of Bible and Ministry; Professor of Theology and Philosophy

David Kiger
Director of Libraries and Theological Librarian

Jeff Miller
Vera Britton Chair of Bible; Professor of Bible

Professor of Theology and Society

Rollin Ramsaran
Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins