The Certificate in Scripture Engagement provides expertise in a particular domain of Scripture Engagement service as well as broad competency in Scripture Engagement. It prepares people to comprehensively understand Scripture Engagement and address the issues that influence the acceptance and use of translated Scriptures. This program also provides participants with the opportunity to gain expertise in one particular area of Scripture Engagement such as orality, media, digital engagement, contextualization, etc. Participants will develop the ability to consult on SE issues and the needed skills to lead in specific areas of Scripture-Engagement interventions.
Students will complete the general core requirements (10 credit hours) and elective emphasis courses (6 credit hours) to complete this 16 credit hour graduate certificate. Elective emphasis areas include Orality, Oral Bible Translation, Media Specialist, Digital Engagement, Ethnodoxology, World Arts, Multicultural Teamwork, Abrahamic Religions, and Contextualization.
Persons interested in this program should apply for Graduate Admission to DIU. If previously enrolled at DIU in anything other than “graduate admission status”, you will need to change your admission status.
The Graduate Certificate in Scripture Engagement will enable students to:
- In collaboration with others, analyze various factors influencing Scripture engagement
- Explain the relationship between Scripture engagement and other aspects of missiology.
- Work with members of a cultural group to prepare products and activities that will increase that community’s engagement with Scripture.
- Apply Scripture Engagement strategies to a novel context.
For more information, contact CSE-Coordinator@diu.edu.