The Bible & Religion department aims to provide students with a foundational competence in the Bible, Christian theology, and religious thought. Courses in Bible, interpretation methodology, biblical languages, archaeology, world religion, and Christian doctrine are all designed to help students examine and deepen their faith commitments in the service of Jesus Christ and His church.
Two tracks are offered:
A Flexible Degree
Recognizing that effective ministry often requires wide-ranging skills and experiences, and that God's call leads people into diverse professions and vocations, our department encourages students to identify a second major to complement the 30+6 hours required for a major in Bible and Religion. Typical double major combinations include History, English, Philosophy, Psychology, Music, Recreation Management, Theatre, Communication, Business, Missions, Youth Ministries, and others.
Bible and Religion majors may acquire experience in leading others in the interpretation of the Bible through preaching, teaching assignments or leading Bible studies. Take a look at Huntington's internship programs. Students also have the opportunity to study in Israel at the Jerusalem University College during their junior or senior year as well as travel on other study trips with faculty.
Scholarships are available!
Five years ago, Mark Fairchild made the discovery of a lifetime. And his research since has continued to confirm his findings.
Study Trips with the Bible Faculty
Students frequently take study trips with professors in the department -- to learn and for research.
Eunomia, Huntington University’s pre-law student organization, and HU’s philosophy club will cohost a debate on Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA). The event will take place Tuesday, April 21, at 7 p.m. in Zurcher Auditorium located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts. The debate is free and open to the public. Students weighing in on the RFRA bill include: Thommy Brown, a sophomore history and Bible & religion major from Yorktown, Indiana Tyler...
Amos Rawley looks forward to the day when he will stand in front of a congregation and watch over the “flock” God has entrusted to him. In order to achieve his dream to become an ordained pastor with the United Brethren Church, he needed to go back to college — this time for graduate work. After graduating in 2010 with a biblical studies degree, Amos decided to further his...
After gaining a BS from Calvin College, Dr. Eilers then pursued a M.Div. from Denver Seminary, and ultimately a Ph.D. in systematic theology from King's College, University of Aberdeen (Scotland).