The Biblical Studies Department provides academic training through and intensive examination of the biblical text, its original languages, and its historical and social background.

In the biblical studies program, the academic study of the Bible is blended with an emphasis on seeing and understanding the whole biblical message to benefit students who wish to take full advantage of the opportunity to study the Bible at Florida College. The program offers students intensive examination biblical texts, languages and history, as well as systems of religious thought and the history of religious movements.

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Dr. David McClister
Department Chair
mcclisterd@floridacollege.edu
813.988.5131 x329

Justin's Story

Justin Berss served in the U.S. military for four years before coming to Florida College to study the Bible and prepare for a life of preaching the gospel and leading the lost to the truth…

In the biblical studies program, the academic study of the Bible is blended with an emphasis on seeing and understanding the whole biblical message to benefit students who wish to take full advantage of the opportunity to study the Bible at Florida College. The program offers students intensive examination of biblical texts, languages and history, as well as systems of religious thought and the history of religious movements.

The New Testament program offers an academic study of the Bible coupled with a more intensive study of the New Testament and its literary, historical and cultural background. In addition to the relevant coursework, this program requires a two-year minimum of New Testament Greek.

Designed to provide a practical emphasis in the study of the Bible by combining it with components in education and communication, the biblical education program is intended for those who are interested in developing their skills in teaching the Bible to children or for men who are interested in teaching the Bible, preaching or doing other evangelistic work.

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