The Bible and Theology Department provides instruction in the Word of God, the tools necessary for personal study of that Word, the biblical philosophy which provides a solid foundation for living, and the scriptural motivation to put into practice scriptural standards and precepts.
- Bible & Theology, Baccalaureate Degree
- Bible & Theology / Pastoral Studies, Baccalaureate Degree & Master of Divinity Degree combined
- Biblical Studies, Associates Degree
- Bible Track, One-Year Certificate
- Life Track, One-Year Certificate
Bible & Theology Objectives
Bible & Theology Students will…
- Will possess basic biblical and theological facts as a foundation for meditation, teaching, and further study.
- Will accurately analyze, interpret, and apply biblical passages in a continuing commitment to personal Bible study.
- Will understand Scripture as the ultimate authority for their worldview and lifestyle.
- Will acquire a knowledge and understanding of God and His Word that will enhance and maintain a life-time of close, personal, and obedient relationship with Christ and His Church.
- Who choose to enter graduate/seminary study will acquire a solid education foundation to do so.
Dr. Gary Gromacki
Th.M, D. Min, Ph.D.
Department Chair of Bible & Theology, Director of Ph.D. Program in Bible & Theology, Professor of Bible & Theology
Dr. Thomas Baurain
Dean of the Seminary, Professor of Bible & Theology
Dr. Mike Dodds
Director of the CU Press, Professor of Ministry Studies
Dr. Keith Miller
Adjunct Faculty, Bible & Theology
Dr. Neil Nelson
M.Div., S.T.M., Ph.D.
Professor of New Testament
Dr. Luther Smith
M.A., M.A., Psy.D.
Dean of the College, Department Chair of Biblical Counseling, Associate Professor of Biblical Counseling
Mr. Joel Williamson
Professor of Biblical Languages
Bible & Theology
Who Was Joseph? “Joseph the husband of Mary, by whom Jesus was born, who is called the Messiah...” (Matthew 1:16) We all know the Christmas story. Mary, the mother of Jesus, was a virgin who conceived of the Holy Spirit and gave birth to...
Waiting for His Coming Simeon was “looking for the consolation of Israel” (Luke 2:26) Anna was “looking for the redemption of Jerusalem” (Luke 2:38) Classes had ended, and Grandpa Bob had agreed to drive our daughter Grace home for Christmas...
Christmas Alien ". . . as aliens and strangers . . . keep your behavior excellent among the Gentiles." (1 Peter 2:11-12) Over the years my appearance has changed from a slim, young man to a well-rounded, older man—with a white beard. Add to...
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Where is Your Heart - Giving or Getting? “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son . . .” (John 3:16) When you think of Christmas, do you think like a child? Most children focus on what they want to get for...
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Weekly Portraits of Calvary Life The third annual Charles Ryrie Lecture Series took place October 23-26, 2018. Calvary’s own professor, Dr. Tommy Ice, was the speaker for the four-day event. He is the Program Director for the Bachelor in Bible & Theology, and he...