These classes at required for students desiring to obtain a Master or Doctoral degree.

To complete the study of the Dead Sea Scrolls discovery and importance.  

Text Book: HOW WE GOT THE BIBLE. Author: Neil Lightfoot

Required Writing: Psalm Manuscript


Text Book: HOW WE GOT THE BIBLE. Author: Neil Lightfoot (3rd Edition)

  • How old are the earliest Biblical manuscripts? 
  • How has the Bible been preserved and transmitted to us? 
  • Why do we have so many different translations of the Bible? 
  • How did early Christians decide which writings to include in the Bible?

 How we got the Bible provides well researched, accessible answers to many questions like these.

This course covers the second half of the text book.

Required Writing: Isaiah Manuscript


To explore, study and understand the Biblical and historic roots of Christian worship.A journey through the biblical narrative with a focus on the principles of worship that are communicated throughout God's story.  Believers are called to a lifestyle of worship characterized by devotion, obedience, service, faithfulness and personal integrity.

This course will explore the religious, political, social, economic and family demographics of the world of Israel during the time of the Bible.

World of Biblical Israel

DVD Series

Author: Professor Cynthia R. Chapman, Th.D.

Publisher:The Great Courses

ISBN: 162997000.X