Old Testament and New Testament

The Biblical Languages major is designed to prepare men and women for vocational teaching ministry and graduate-level education in Bible, theology and related fields. Students in this program will receive specialized training in the languages, literature, and contexts of the Old and New Testaments. Students will acquire proficiency in biblical Greek and biblical Hebrew, as well as develop competency in exegetical method, textual criticism, and biblical theology.

Student Learning Outcomes

Students completing the Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Languages program will be able to:

  • Produce accurate translations of biblical texts from their original language.
  • Conduct a full exegesis of biblical passages.
  • Analyze the canonical development of central biblical-theological themes.
  • Evaluate the exegetical and theological soundness of recent scholarly perspectives.
  • Future Ministry Possibilities

Our graduates have filled positions with churches, Christian schools, faith-based mission groups, camps, publishers and other ministries and are serving Christ as:
Pastors, youth pastors, missionaries, church planters, Christian school teachers, writers, scholars and more.


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Program Plans

B.A. in Biblical Language - Chicago (pdf)

B.A. in Biblical Language - Spokane (pdf)

"Come with your mind open, ready to learn and be challenged. Before I came to Moody, I thought I already knew most everything about the Bible and the Christian walk. But there is so much more to it! Through learning hermeneutics, Greek and Hebrew, I’ve gotten so much more out of God’s Word."
— Lara, Chattanooga, Tenn.
Class of 2013

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