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Ph.D. in Renewal Theology with a concentration in History of Christianity

Online Degree with Residency

The Doctor of Philosophy in Renewal Theology provides Christian education for those called to ministry through the church, academy, military or nonprofit settings. As you grow in pastoral leadership and spiritual renewal, you will be well prepared to teach, research, and equip emerging church leaders across the globe. The History of Global Christianity concentration will help you gain expertise regarding important historic events such as Patristics, medieval Christianity, the Reformation, early modernity, and the 20th century Pentecostal or Charismatic Renewal.

  • Explore how Renewal historiographical perspectives influence the field of Christian history.
  • Develop practical research skills of historical method, the process of writing history, and principles of surveying historic and contemporary theories.
  • Publish original research in your chosen field, on topics such as theologies of the Spirit in various contemporary theological traditions, comparative doctrinal studies, ecumenical explorations or another topic of interest.

Career Opportunities:

  • University Faculty
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Nonprofit Executive Leadership

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