This concentration is designed for students interested in reaching Muslims or serving as a missionary in a primarily Islamic context. Islamic studies at Southern Seminary will equip students, pastors, and missionaries with an awareness of the Muslim world in its diversity in order to boldly and respectfully proclaim the gospel to our Muslim neighbors to the ends of the earth.
IMB president Paul Chitwood knows missions. Even more, he knows that theological training is non-negotiable for men and women called to the mission field. And from his M.Div. (’95) and Ph.D. (’01) from the school, he knows Southern Seminary can prepare you for a life of missions work better than anyone.
|32985||History and Religion of Islam||3|
|32986||Issues in Contemporary Islam or||3|
|32987||Islamic Thought and Belief|
|32988||Texts of Islam||3|
|32990||Islam and the Christian Mission||3|
|32995||Introduction to Modern Arabic I||3|
|32996||Introduction to Modern Arabic II||3|
|Total Islamic Studies Concentration Requirements||18|
This core curriculum is required for the Master of Divinity degree in the Billy Graham School. It applies to all concentrations.
|31980||Written Communication (if required)2||(2)|
|Biblical and Theological Studies||42|
|20200||Introduction to the Old Testament I||3|
|20220||Introduction to the Old Testament II||3|
|20440||Hebrew Syntax and Exegesis or||3|
|22440||Greek Syntax and Exegesis|
|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|
|29250||Survey of Christian Ethics||3|
|40150||Personal Spiritual Disciplines||3|
|Missions, Evangelism and Ministry||27|
|30000||Christian Preaching3 or||3|
|30020||Preaching Practicum3 or||3|
|40200||The Worshiping Church|
|32960||Introduction to Missiology||3|
|32980||World Religions and Christian Mission||3|
|34300||Introduction to Biblical Counseling||3|
|40301||Pastoral Ministry3 or||3|
|45260||Discipleship and Family Ministry|
|44920||Applied Ministry: BGS or||1|
|44930||Applied Ministry: Mission Trips/Partnership|
|Total Master of Divinity, Islamic Studies Requirements||88|
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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.