60 credit hours (European)
An international program for public theology
The ThM in Public Theology program offers specialized training on the public place of the Church in the 21st century. This program in English includes a semester of modular seminars and a semester of dissertation preparation.
The first semester includes research seminars on various topics. For example: the nature of the public square, the challenges of religious pluralism in moderns societies, the public calling of the Church and of christians. The second semester is dedicated to the ThM dissertation which can be written on any subject relating to public theology.
This program offers the rare opportunity for in-depth study of the public role and place of the christian faith with international scholars in the land of John Calvin.
The ThM in Public Theology will begin in Fall 2021. Course details available soon.Apply
Two directions of research
The public square
The first direction of research focuses on the nature of the public square. Since there is no public theology without the definition of the public sphere, or public square, which all humans inhabit, this first area will be of crucial importance. Different theories will be explored from a Reformed and biblical perspective.
The role of the Church
A second direction of research will focus on the place and role of the Church in the public square. Issues relating to social life, work ethics, and religious diversity in a chaning world will be explored from a Reformed standpoint. This second focus will also evaluate different perspective offered by theologians and propose a way forward.
- MDiv in theology, or equivalent.
- English proficiency: minimum TOFEL test score of 100.
- Completing the application form.
- Completing the financial information form.
- Statement of christian life.
- Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
One year program on campus