Biblical Studies

The degree in Biblical Studies is aimed at preparing disciples of Jesus Christ to be servant-leaders both in church and society. The Department of Biblical Studies faculty is committed to the passionate and accurate study of God’s Word, to living out our faith with a dynamic spirituality, and to thoughtful engagement with the world around us.

One of this major’s greatest strengths is the faculty, who are teaching you and journeying with you over the next three to four years. Our faculty have served abroad, been pastors, and some still are pastors. They are passionate about seeing you dive into the divine text and become empowered to serve while studying here at Grace and after graduation.

The B.A. in Biblical Studies focuses on offering structured opportunities for the study of Christianity, the Word of God and related subjects, and it has a foreign language component. The B.S. in Biblical Studies has a math and science component.

Areas of Concentration

  • Old & New Testaments
  • Theology
  • Intercultural Studies
  • Spiritual Formation
  • Church History
  • Preaching
  • Apologetics
  • Principles & Practices of Prayer

Internship Opportunities

  • Pierceton Woods Academy
  • Local Churches
  • Lifeline Youth & Family Services
  • Summer Camp Ministry

Career Opportunities

  • Pastor
  • Missions
  • Worship Leader
  • Non-Profit Ministries
  • Youth Ministry

Biblical Studies is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Ministry Oriented
  • Culturally Sensitive
  • Disciplined
  • Critical Thinkers
  • Good Listeners
  • Analytical
  • Excellent at Research
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Tiberius Rata

Tiberius Rata, M.Div., Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Biblical Studies; Professor of Old Testament Studies
tiberius.rata@grace.edu
Rock M. LaGioia

Rock M. LaGioia, M.Div., Th.M., D.Min.

Associate Professor of Pastoral Studies; Director, Doctor of Ministry Program
lagioir@grace.edu

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