the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Applied Apologetics

The Ph.D. in Applied Apologetics trains students to defend the Christian faith through apologetics in a variety of cultural contexts. This degree is offered in a modular format and integrates the theological, missiological and philosophical dimensions of apologetics.

Incoming Ph.D. students are matched with a supervisor from our world-class faculty who shares their research interests. Professors who can supervise students in this area are:

Theodore J. Cabal

Seminars provide students the opportunity to engage in focused study on key subjects in their academic discipline. The following list is a sampling of available courses in this area:

• Christian Apologetics
• Postmodernity and Christian Thought
• Worldview Analysis

If you are interested in applying for the Ph.D. in this area of study, learn more about the Admissions Process. To prepare for the entrance exam in this area of study, consult the study guide.

That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.