DMin New Testament Track
The Doctor of Ministry program at Houston Theological Seminary is designed to be a formative experience for Christian leaders who want to be subject-matter experts. The New Testament Track allows leaders to achieve doctoral-level biblical competency by engaging cutting-edge research in New Testament Studies so they can better communicate and embody the reality of God’s word in your local setting. Come study with the likes of noted New Testament scholars like Lynn Cohick, Craig Evans, and Ben Blackwell.
Key Areas of Study
- Jesus, the Gospels, and the Kingdom of God
- Paul and the Ancient Mediterranean World
- Second Temple Judaism
- Theological Interpretation and Missional Hermeneutics
- Historical Context and Archaeology
- Theological Anthropology and Soteriology
Though not limited to the courses listed here, the catalog descriptions of the 7000-level classes will give you a sense of the direction of the electives. Faculty expertise and student interest will help guide the selection of electives for any semester.
New Testament Faculty
HTS is particularly suited for this track since our faculty is active in international-level research, and we have one of the largest New Testament faculties in the world, including…
- Lynn Cohick – Ephesians, NICNT (Eerdmans, 2020), Christian Women in the Patristic World (Baker, 2017), Philippians (Zondervan, 2013), Women in the World of the Earliest Christians (Baker, 2009).
- Craig Evans – Ancient Texts for New Testament Studies (Hendrickson, 2005), Jesus and the Remains of His Day (Hendrickson, 2015), Jesus and the Manuscripts (Hendrickson, 2020)
- Ben Blackwell – Participating in the Righteousness of God (Eerdmans, forthcoming), Christosis (Eerdmans, 2016), Reading in Context—Romans, Mark, Revelation, and Hebrews (Zondervan)
- Tim Brookins – Corinthian Wisdom, Stoic Philosophy, and the Ancient Economy (Cambridge, 2014), Reading 1 Corinthians (Smyth & Helwys, 2020), A Handbook on the Greek Text: 1 Corinthians 1-9 & 1 Corinthians 10-16 (2016)
- Robert Gagnon – The Bible and Homosexual Practice (Abingdon, 2002), Homosexuality and the Bible (Augsburg, 2002)
- Michael Licona – Why Are There Differences in the Gospels? (Oxford, 2017), The Resurrection of Jesus (IVP Academic, 2010)
- Jason Maston – Anthropology and New Testament Theology (Bloomsbury, 2018), Divine and Human Agency in Second Temple Judaism and Paul (Mohr Siebeck, 2010), Paul and the Apocalyptic Imagination (Fortress, 2016).
- Paul Sloan – Mark 13 and the Return of the Shepherd (Bloomsbury, 2020), New Studies in Textual Interplay (Bloomsbury, 2020)
Other related faculty on campus:
- Randy Hatchett – Hermeneutics, Reception History of the Bible, Theology
- Phillip Marshall – Old Testament, Septuagint, Linguistics
- Felisi Sorgwe – Old Testament, Pastoral Theology
Explore more detailed information about the DMin program:
- DMin Summary Information
- DMin Program Distinctives
- DMin Program Structure and Semester at a Glance
- DMin Program Entry and Advancement
We would love to have you join our community of faith, as you take this next step in your leadership development. Please contact Richard Olds, the administrator of the DMin program, for more information: email@example.com or call the DMin office at 281-649-3383.