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Theology Concentration and Minor

Theology Concentration and Minor

Theology at Messiah College

The theology concentration and minor at Messiah College emphasizes careful reflection on Christian belief and practice, examining the commonalities and differences that have been evident within the life of the church past and present. Biblical and religious studies majors with a theology concentration and theology minors study Christianity in Latin America, Africa and Asia and delve into courses in modern theology, contemporary theology and issues related to theology and gender. Additionally, by acquiring tools for biblical interpretation, theological reflection and religious understanding, students with a theology concentration or minor gain insight into their own faith as well as resources for becoming leaders, servants and reconcilers in church and society.

Job options for graduates of the theology concentration and minor:

  • Pastor/chaplain
  • Teacher
  • Youth pastor
  • Bible professor
  • Director of religious education
  • Social worker
  • Counselor
  • Missionary
  • Christian education

Biblical and Religious Studies Department

The theology concentration and minor are offered through the Biblical and Religious Studies department.
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