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From "Most historical theology texts follow Christian beliefs chronologically, discussing notable doctrinal developments for all areas of theology according to their historical appearance. And while this may be good history, it can make for confusing theology, with the classic theological loci scattered throughout various time periods, movements, and controversies. In Historical Theology, Gregg Allison offers students the opportunity to study the historical development of theology according to a topical-chronological arrangement, setting out the history of Christian doctrine one theological element at a time."

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Wesley Biblical Seminary

Wesley Biblical Seminary Quick Facts

Denominational Affiliation


Theological Orientation

Degrees Offered
MDiv; MA; DMin

Number of Students
c. 70

Tuition Costs for 2017 - 2018

Jackson, MS

School URL

Introduction to Wesley Biblical Seminary

Though firmly committed to the Wesleyan theological tradition, Wesley Biblical Seminary is a multi-denominational seminary that currently boasts students from over thirty different denominational backgrounds. WBS makes its home in Jackson, MS, though students may now pursue degrees online as well as through traditional face-to-face instruction. At once Wesleyan and Evangelical, WBS seeks to prepare students to share the gospel of Jesus Christ in the 21st century through concentrated theological study and active practice of their faith in a community centered on the transformative power of the Christian faith.

Academic Life

WBS offers several master's level degrees, including the MDiv (with emphases in General Ministry, Biblical Languages, Teaching, and Honors Research) and MA (with emphases in Apologetics, Biblical Literature, Christian Studies, and Theology). The DMin is also available to those who hold the MDiv (or equivalent) and are actively engaged in ministry.

Student Life

Of particular importance to WBS is the spiritual development of its students. To that end, required chapel services are held every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 am during the school year. While the seminary does not currently offer cafeteria facilities, many students bring their lunch and eat together in the Student Lounge area, a common meeting and studying area for WBS students.

Members of the WBS community  also benefit from studying in Jackson, the capital of Mississippi and a significant depository of southern culture. Just a sample of the cultural outings available to Jackson residents are the Mississippi Children's Museum, Mississippi Museum of Art, Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, and Mississippi Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. During the year, students may enjoy trips to the Crossroads Film Festival, Mississippi State Fair, and Jackson Rhythm & Blues Festival. WBS students will find plenty of outings for single students and families alike.


While WBS does not offer student housing they have partnered with a local apartment complex to offer one and two bedroom apartments. The seminary student development office also assists students in finding affordable, comfortable housing for each family's needs.

Financial Aid

WBS offers institutional scholarship aid based on GPA and the number of hours a student takes per semester. In addition to scholarship funds, WBS students are eligible for Federal Unsubsidized Student Loans as well as various loan grants that can be paid back through service to a local church.


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