David L. Mathewson, PhD
Associate Professor of New Testament
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Master of Arts in New Testament
Do you feel called to a ministry of scholarship and teaching? The master of arts with a major in New Testament provides you with the necessary competence in the Greek of the New Testament and an introduction to biblical Hebrew, hermeneutics, exegesis, history, culture, theology, critical research, and global readings. Collectively, this enables you to confidently teach and write in a variety of church and adult education contexts. If you are interested in a PhD program, the MA (New Testament) degree is excellent preparation for that.
How Can I Use This Degree?
- Prepare for a PhD in New Testament Studies
- Develop Bible education curricula
- Serve as a speaker
- Provide biblical teaching in para-church, campus ministries, and adult education contexts
- Author grammars and other Bible helps for scholars
Where is the Master of Arts (New Testament) offered?
Denver campus / Fully online at the Global campus
How many credit hours is the Master of Arts (New Testament)?
51 credit hours
How long does it take to complete this degree?
2 years (full-time study)
What Courses Will I Take?
See each course you will take in these programs by reviewing our degree worksheet and academic catalog:
Degree Worksheet | Academic Catalog
What are the Program Requirements?
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited undergraduate institution
- Cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0
- Completion of the application for admission and all required application documents
For more information about this degree program, please contact the Admissions Office or call 303.762.6937.
Dr. Joseph (Joey) Dodson joined Denver Seminary in July 2019 as an associate professor of New Testament. Dr. Dodson received his PhD in New Testament from the University of Aberdeen. He has written articles for journals such as Novum Testamentum, Catholic Biblical Quarterly, and the Journal for Jewish Studies. His most recent books include A Little Book for New Bible Scholars with E. Randolph Richards (2017) and a co-edited volume with David E. Briones, Paul and Seneca in Dialogue (2017). Dr. Dodson’s current research includes a Romans commentary in the Brill Exegetical Commentary Series and a Colossians-Philemon commentary in The Christian Standard Commentary Series. Dr. Dodson comes to Denver Seminary after having served at Ouachita Baptist University since 2008.