Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary

Master of Arts in Old Testament (MAOT)


130 Essex St

South Hamilton, MA 01982

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Old Testament (MAOT)

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Master of Arts in Old Testament Goals 1. To develop an intermediate understanding of the content and themes of the Old and New Testaments in their historical and cultural settings 2. To understand the basic historical and theological dimensions of the Christian faith 3. To gain an intermediate competency with biblical Hebrew in order to develop exegetical and hermeneutical skills using the original languages 4. In keeping with the highest tradition of Christian scholarship, to develop advanced skills for biblical research and writing, using original languages, and awareness of important bibliographic resources 5. To foster love for God and his Word and therefore to cultivate the practices of spiritual maturity and Christ-like character, and to understand the Christian's ethical responsibility in church and society 6. To acquire a biblical perspective and Christian worldview on the forces in our culture and to learn to engage those as they are at work both outside and inside the life of the church 7. To understand the historical and theological development of the Christian faith in order to integrate this faith with global ethical and missiological issues.



Facts & Figures

Classification: Specialized Institution—Theological seminary or other faith-related institution

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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