the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Christian Preaching

The Ph.D. in Christian Preaching prepares pastor-theologians to not only develop and deliver Christ-centered sermons but also equip the next generation of ministers to do the same. This degree is offered in a modular format and trains students in the biblical, historical, theological, and homiletical components of preaching.

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:

Hershael W. York
Robert A. Vogel

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:

86810 Seminar on Expository Preaching
86870 Paul: Model & Source of Preaching

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 field essay in this area of study, consult the study guide.

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