D.Min. Example Syllabi

DSMN 876: Introduction to the Thesis Writing Project and 21st Century Computer Tools and Techniques

An introduction to the Thesis Writing Process and how ministry is enhanced using current electronic resources.  Students will be introduced to all phases of the D-Min thesis writing process, including the proposal, research, writing your thesis, and the finished product, including the abstract and the vita.  Students will become familiar with the thesis manual and with resources available to them through the library and the Liberty University Writing Center.   Use of electronic databases for ministry research and Turabian Formatting will be introduced.  Students will be exposed to ways computers and electronic resources are helpful in ministry during the course as well.

HOMI 960: Biblical Hermeneutics and Exposition

A study of the principles for accurate interpretation and appropriate application and delivery of Scripture in its various settings or genre.  Problems created by various literary forms, cultural differences, and theological issues will be considered. Preaching will be engaged with personal examination, employment of forms in light of literary, cultural and theological issues.