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Bible and Religion

Major in Bible and Religion at Erskine College!

Prepare for Christian service and gain biblical knowledge through Erskine’s Bible and Religion major.

Approved undergraduate students may take classes at Erskine Theological Seminary. A B.A./M.Div. program is offered through coordination between the college and seminary, which allows you to complete both a four-year bachelor’s degree and a three-year Master of Divinity degree in just five years.

Degree Details: Bible and Religion

You can choose between two tracks within the major, depending on your academic and career interests.

  • The Christian Ministry track prepares you for youth ministry and Christian Education vocations in the church and parachurch organizations.
  • The Biblical and Theological Studies track focuses on academic mastery of the Bible and theology, building a foundation for Christian ministry and academic careers and preparing you for seminary or graduate school.

In both tracks you will discuss key issues of faith and ethics. All majors complete course requirements in the Christian scriptures, theology and the Christian tradition, comparative religion, and Christianity in relation to other religions and the secular worldview. Students in the Christian Ministry track will also complete four courses in ministry.

Erskine also offers minors in Bible and ReligionChristian Ministry, and Philosophy

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Adrian Smith

Associate Professor of Bible and Religion
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William B. Evans

Younts Professor of Bible and Religion
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David D. Reiter

Professor of Philosophy
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