Philosophy and Religious Studies

Biblical Studies

Minor in Biblical Studies

Overview

The biblical studies curriculum provides an opportunity for a multi-faceted reflection on the religious dimension of the human experience. Students are introduced to the religious patterns of humanity in a worldwide perspective. The tradition of the Dominican Order includes “disputatio” (respectful dialogue) and the search for “veritas” (truth) in all disciplines. The concepts of the sacred work of “study,” one of St. Dominic’s Nine Ways of Prayer, is examined as the education philosophy of the founders of Mount Saint Mary College. Biblical studies is offered as a minor only; there is no major in biblical studies.

Program requirements

To minor in biblical studies, a student needs 18 credits: 12 in biblical studies and 6 in religious studies.

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