Doctor of Philosophy

The Doctor of Philosophy challenges students with full intellectual engagement in a community of thought leaders and religious scholars.

Drew Provides

Drew provides access to faculty mentors who are adventurous within, flexible across, and engaged beyond disciplines.

Areas of Study

Biblical Studies and Early Christianity
Religion and Society
Theological and Philosophical Studies
Interdisciplinary Study

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Biblical Studies and Early Christianity

Cultivate a biblical hermeneutic that is historically informed, theoretically infused, politically attuned, and contextually relevant.

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Religion and Society

Investigate the role of religion in relation to both structures of oppression and struggles of liberation—personal, socio-political, spiritual, and ecological.

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Theological and Philosophical Studies

Engage in a transdisciplinary theological practice that is political in ethos; planetary in embodiment; and constructive, philosophical, systematic, and comparative in method.

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Interdisciplinary Study

Pursue cross-disciplinary work in such areas as gender studies, queer studies, Africana studies, ecology, postcolonialism, poststructuralism, cultural studies, and Wesleyan and Methodist studies.

Requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy

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