Program Description

Agathon UAF’s 60 Hr Doctor of Philosophy in Biblical Exegesis and Praxis (60 Hr PhD) equips experienced faith-based educators and leaders for research, praxis, and teaching in Biblical exegesis and applications, to advance understanding and contribution to Transformative Learning and Leadership models and applications of faith.


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(30 Monthly Payments)


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Program Learning Outcomes

  1. To equip Learners for advanced Biblical research in the original languages for the furtherance of the field of Biblical studies.
  2. To enhance application of Biblical worldview-based hermeneutic and exegetical principles for personal transformative learning growth.
  3. To produce advanced capabilities for interdisciplinary understanding of Biblical worldview impact.
  4. To develop excellent skills for transforming education and leadership through Biblical praxis.

Degree Planner and Course List

Interdisciplinary Theory and Research Core – (15 Hours)

PHIL7101 Comparative Worldview and Systems of Interdisciplinary Thought

LANG7101 Languages for Transformative Research

PHIL7301 Hermeneutics in Transformative Literature

EDUC7501 Applied Research Concepts and Method

PHIL7501 Systems of Philosophical and Theological Thought

Biblical Exegesis Core – (21 Hours)

BIBL7301 Issues in Hermeneutic and Exegetical Methods

BIBL7511 Worldview Premises for Transformative Learning and Leadership (Analysis of Genesis)

BIBL7517 Worldview Premises for Transformative Learning and Leadership (Analysis of Matthew)

BIBL7537 Worldview Premises for Transformative Learning and Leadership (Analysis of Romans)

BIBL7370 First-Century Prophetic Literature: (Analysis of the Book of Revelation)

BIBL7701 Advanced Biblical Exegesis Competency I

BIBL7703 Advanced Biblical Exegesis Competency II


Biblical Praxis Core – (15 Hours)

PHIL7303 Models of Learning and Leadership in Transformative Literature

BIBL7401 Exegesis to Exposition

THEO7501 Comparative Systems of Applied Faith I – Dispensational and Covenantal Thought

THEO7503 Comparative Systems of Applied Faith II – Grace Oriented and Reformed Models of Salvation and Sanctification

THEO7701 Advanced Issues in Ethics and Socio-Political Praxis

Dissertation – (9 Hours)

DISS8101 Dissertation I

DISS8103 Dissertation II

DISS81055 Dissertation III