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Degree Program Description The Graduate Diploma in Theological Studies is a one-year non-degree program of study which aims is to provide a basic introduction to theological studies. This program is intended for students who have no plans to pursue a career in theological reflection, education or writing but who desire personal enrichment and training in the art and skill of theological reflection for use in their personal ministry. Those who focus, and elective courses, as well complete the program will be able to: as the two prerequisite courses, Writing Academic Papers and Intro to the Bible, which are 3 non-credit units w exegete the Bible according to each. These prerequisite courses, sound hermeneutical principles, however, may be validated. aided by the insight of Christian tradition, and in accordance with the highest standards of academic All credit units earned under the Graduate Diploma in Theological scholarship. Studies program may be credited towards the Master of Arts in do local theology by applying one's w own exegesis of the Bible to one's Theology degree. own historical context in such a All who take the Graduate Diploma in way that holistic transformation is Theological Studies program are effected within one's own social, required to participate in at least one political, and cultural spheres of Care Group session and attend the influence. weekly Chapel services during the w consistently model the disciplined course of their study. and practical exercise of an internally formed biblical holiness. All who take the Graduate Diploma in Theological Studies program are required to complete 33 credit units, which include 27 credit units of core,

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G. Dip. TS Courses and Course Schedule Pre-requisite Courses Writing Academic Papers Introduction to the Bible st




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Spiritual Formation and Professional Growth Hermeneutics and Theological Reflection Methods of Research Theology 2

Theology 1 Doing Local Theology Theology 3 Internship (Theology) Transformation Theology


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