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Biblical Languages


Why study Biblical Languages at CIU?

Ever imagine what it must be like to read the Bible in your native language for the first time? To be the one who translates the Bible into the tongue of an unreached people group takes a firm foundation in the Bible’s original languages. That’s where we come in. The professors of Biblical Languages at Columbia International University are published authors and experienced in their field. They are ready to share their expertise as you master the basic grammar and syntax of the biblical languages and learn to utilize language tools effectively.    

Your Future

The Biblical Languages major prepares you for exciting Bible translation work anywhere in the world or as a foundation for graduate work or research.  

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Featured Faculty: 
John Harvey John D. Harvey
Dean of the Seminary & School of Ministry
B.A., Syracuse University; M.Div., Columbia International University; Th.D., Wycliffe College