the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Biblical Studies

The Ph.D. in Biblical Studies emphasizes the biblical languages of both Testaments to equip students for advanced study of the entire storyline of Scripture. This degree focuses on language study in Hebrew, Greek and related languages.

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:

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:

• The Septuagint
• Seminar in Intertestamental Language and Literature
• Hellenistic Judaism and the New Testament

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.