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Diploma in Gospel studies

Topics Covered

Class 1 Historical background of the NT

Class 2 Geographical background of NT

Class 3 Formation of Gospels

Class 4 An introduction to Synoptics Gospels

Class 5-8 Gospel of Mathew

Class 9-12 Gospel of Mark

Class 13-18 Studies on Lucan Writings (Gospel of Luke and Acts)

Class 19-24 Johannaine Writings (Gospels, letters and Revelation)

Diploma Courses in Gospel Studies

Mar Thoma Theological Institute Catechetical Department of St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago Introducing Diploma Courses in Biblical Studies in affiliation with Paurastya Vidyapitham Pontifical Oriental Institute of Religious Studies.

The first One-Year Diploma course in New Testament

Starting on May 15, 2022

The Highlights of the Program

  • Fully Accredited by the Pontifical Oriental Institute   

  • No prerequisites  

  • Classes are conducted on the Web Ex platform every other Sunday at 8:00 pm Central Standard Time

  • Class material is planned to enhance the theological, liturgical, and spiritual understanding of the Holy Bible

  • Presenting two courses per month

  • Completion in twelve months

  • Pontifical Oriental Institute Bible Professors offer classes

  • The Bible Scholars of the Church provide notes

  • Attend the class from the comfort of our home environment

  • One easy assessment process for every class

  • A comprehensive qualifying exam before conferring the diploma

  • The diploma is offered on completion of 24 selected topics from the New Testament

  • Those who successfully complete the course will receive Pontifical Oriental Institute Diploma

  • The graduation ceremony will be according to the suitability of location and environment 

  • An affordable fee of $250.00 for the entire program

  • No refund of the fee

  • Pre-registration required