Master's Degree in Christian Studies in Asia

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Christian Studies

A Masters degree gives you the opportunity to either further your understanding of a particular question or take off in a completely different way using skills you have gained from your previous undergraduate degree.

The academic area of Christian studies revolves around different topics in the area of Christianity. Common classes may include Christian ethics, study of the Old Testament, biblical hermeneutics, world religions, and liturgical theology and practice.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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MA In Literature And Biblical Archeology

Universidad Pontificia De Salamanca
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Spain Salamanca Israel Jerusalem + 2 more

The Bible is primarily a religious book. It contains a series of writings in which the first Jewish tradition and Christian have since recognized the word of God. [+]

Masters in Christian Studies in Asia 2017. Program Description The Bible is primarily a religious book. It contains a series of writings in which the first Jewish tradition and Christian have since recognized the word of God. But the Bible is also an important historical source of the cultural roots of the West. This master, taught in Salamanca and in Jerusalem, offers the possibility of being familiar with biblical texts and their vital context through direct contact with the scenarios in which they were born. GOALS Provide a critical and rigorous access to the Bible through an instrumental mastery of their languages, the practice of exegesis of his texts and knowledge of the context in which they were born. Special emphasis on knowledge of the context, especially from the point of view of archeology Professional profiles Historians and historians of antiquity Archeologists and archeologists of the ancient Middle East Pilgrimages guides Teachers of religion Curriculum The first semester courses in Salamanca: language courses and exegesis. The second in Jerusalem (in Italian language) courses exegesis and archeology tours (http://sbf.custodia.org/) In both cases, the students, according to the director of the master, choose the subjects developing a customized program. Throughout the course, students prepare the final report under the guidance of a specialist teacher in the field. During the first semester, those students or students who do not possess a knowledge of the Italian language should perform on their own an Italian language course to enable them to follow the classes of the second semester in Jerusalem. Methodology Face, through lectures and seminars archaeological visits Development of a memory Duration and price First semester: September / October 2016 Second semester: according to the schedule of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum of Jerusalem Duration: One academic year following the annual academic calendar Price: 1,500 € Places available 10 Location: Salamanca Contact: sguijarroop@upsa.es [-]

Masters of Theology

Chang Jung Christian University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Taiwan Tainan

Theological education at Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan is aimed at training committed leaders who are pursuing a wide range of vocations including parish ministry, hospital chaplaincy, ecumenical movements, voluntary organizations, social work, the teaching profession, and more. [+]

Introduction Theological education at Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan is aimed at training committed leaders who are pursuing a wide range of vocations including parish ministry, hospital chaplaincy, ecumenical movements, voluntary organizations, social work, the teaching profession, and more. School of Theology of CJCU is the first school of its kind within the government accredited Educational system of Taiwan. The vision of the founding members of the University to create an academic space for the study of religion and faith find embodiment is setting up the School of Theology in 2008. School of Theology since its inception has welcomed a wide variety of scholars with diverse background and discipline from around the world to help our students became capable of addressing the needs of the global church. Student community demonstrates the strength in gender, ethnic, and national diversity. Being an integral part of the university, our students are encouraged to take courses in other departments and hence cultivate an interdisciplinary method in their academic formation. School of Theology students involve in all facets of the University’s vibrant student life and through that they offer a Christian presence in the University. School of Theology offers both bachelor and graduate degree programs. School of Theology is making plans to offer a globally competent Ph.D program in collaboration with the leading centers of theological learning in the world. Master of Theology The Master of Theology degree programme at School of Theology, Chang Jung Christian University is a research degree for those who seek to undertake scholarly research and reflection for various different ministries of the Church. The research degree is designed to expand and deepen theological knowledge of the students and to equip them with independent research skills for more advanced research degrees. The medium of instruction is English, and will address the demand for well-informed leaders of the Christian Churches around the globe. An international faculty with diverse theological and cultural background will guide students to comprehend the complex nature of the global community and the challenges for doing theology contextually. Structure: M.Th degree involves two years of academic study including the writing of a Master’s thesis. The curriculum has a twofold focus. First, seminar courses for 30 credit hours, which includes 12 hours of required courses common for students belonging to various disciplines of theological knowledge. The required courses will offer a general orientation towards the interdisciplinary academic investigation of the Christian faith tradition in a multi-cultural and multi-religious social context. Second, the students will be given the opportunity to specialize and write a Master's thesis in one of the four research disciplines: biblical studies, systematic theology, contextual theologies, and theological ethics. Admission requirements: Eligible candidates will already hold a 4-year (or equivalent) university degree plus the Master of Divinity (or equivalent) degree. Both prerequisite degrees must be from schools recognized by regional accrediting agencies. Proficiency in English language. Candidates whose secondary and higher education was conducted in English may apply for exemption from the examination requirement. Degree requirements: Completion of seminar classes for a minimum total of 30 credit hours, of which 12 are required courses. Successful completion of a comprehensive examination at the completion of the course work. Writing a research thesis of around 30,000 to 40,000 words on a topic approved by the graduate studies committee. The thesis will be written under the supervision of a faculty-appointed supervisor. The thesis should be submitted within 5 years after enrollment in the degree program. Application procedure: An application form can be obtained from the International Office of Chang Jung Christian University. Applications must be supported with the following documents. A recent curriculum vitae; Official Transcripts of marks (sent directly from the registrar of the schools attended) and photocopies of diplomas; A copy of scholarly articles or papers OR an essay of at least 400 words detailing the applicant’s perspective on theology and Christian ministry. Two letters of recommendation assessing the ability of the candidate to pursue graduate level academic studies in English. Objectives for M.Th Students [-]