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.


Visiting Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies

Professor of Old Testament – Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Paul Blowers
Dean E. Walker Professor of Church History – Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Professor of Christian Ministries

Kip Elolia
Professor of Theology and World Christianity

Jack Holland
Professor of Christian Ministries; Professor of Christian Care and Counseling – Emmanuel Christian Seminary

Associate Professor of Bible and Humanities

Director of Ministry Resource Center

Director of Ministry Leadership Program

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

Theological Librarian & Assistant Director of Library Services

Associate Professor of Bible

Vera Britton Chair of Bible; Professor of Bible

Associate Professor of Theology and Society – Emmanuel Christian Seminary at Milligan

Rollin Ramsaran
Dean of Emmanuel Christian Seminary, Professor of New Testament