Biblical Studies

Methodologies, both past and present, are introduced and utilized in order to help students comprehend the Bible’s message in its original cultural setting and to consider its implications for a contemporary audience.

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About the Degree

The Department of Biblical Studies enables those desiring to prepare for professional ministry or graduate studies to gain entry-level knowledge and skills including Christian education and spiritual formation.

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Areas of Study Within the Department

Chair, Biblical Studies Department

Dr. Kevin Mellish

Dr. Kevin Mellish has presented scholarly papers at conferences and written articles for various academic and church publications. His research interests have focused on the life of David, the development of Israelite faith and religion, the Deuteronomistic history, archaeology and ancient Near Eastern history, comparative Midrash, and the Pentateuch. He is currently a member of the Society of Biblical Literature and the Wesleyan Theological Society.

Biblical Studies Faculty