The Master of Arts (Islamic Studies) is an academic degree that combines a study of classical Islam and the Arabic language with specialized biblical and theological studies for those who are preparing for ministry in Muslim contexts or wishing to pursue further graduate studies on Islam.
Students will be able to…
|31980||Written Communication (if required)*||(2)|
|Biblical and Theological Studies||33|
|20200||Introduction to the Old Testament I||3|
|20220||Introduction to the Old Testament II||3|
|22200||Introduction to the New Testament I||3|
|22220||Introduction to the New Testament II||3|
|25100||Introduction to Church History I||3|
|25120||Introduction to Church History II||3|
|26200||Southern Baptist Heritage and Mission||3|
|27060||Systematic Theology I||3|
|27070||Systematic Theology II||3|
|27080||Systematic Theology III||3|
|32960||Introduction to Missiology||3|
|32985||History and Religion of Islam1||3|
|32986||Issues in Contemporary Islam||3|
|32987||Islamic Thought: Belief and Practice||3|
|32988||Texts of Islam1||3|
|32990||Islam and the Christian Mission||3|
|32995||Introduction to Modern Arabic I||3|
|32996||Introduction to Modern Arabic II||3|
|Total Master of Arts (Islamic Studies) Requirements||62|
|Written Communication (if required)||+2|
1Courses 32985 and 32988 are foundational courses in Islamic Studies and should normally be taken first in sequence.
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The Jenkins Center exists to establish an understanding of the many strands of Islam and to equip students, pastors, and missionaries with an awareness of the Muslim World in its diversity.