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Greco-Roman Pro Seminar
The Pro-Seminar in Greco-Roman backgrounds is designed for doctoral students in the fields of New Testament and Ancient Christianity. It will familiarize students with philosophical, literary, and religious texts from Greco-Roman antiquity, as well as evidence of material culture relevant to the study of early Christian literature. Masters level student may be admitted by permission of the instructor.
A foundation in classics.
Extensive reading of primary sources, regular reports, and a final exam, which for doctoral students is part of the qualifying exams required for the PhD program.
Demonstrated knowledge of primary sources and an ability to relate them to the study of early Christianity.