Christian Apologetics -
MA and Ph.D. Degree Programs

Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics - Tuition: $2,295.00

Eight Courses - 40 Hours of study.  Select Eight of the following texts or DVDs. Newburgh Theological Seminary, Newburgh College of the Bible

Read the selected text or view the selected DVD. Write a 10 to 20 page summary paper.

Note: No Travel Seminars are emailed to you via Internet/computer. We do not mail out DVDS.
   No Travel Seminars are never required and are optional studies.

The summary paper is a review of the material you read or watched via DVD.

Simply include in the summary review what you read and learned in your reading or
or viewing. Please include in your paper the following: Five to ten principles, truths or themes covered in the text or DVD. You may write one page of summary per chapter reviewing the chapter. Please do not write more than 20 pages of summary review notes per text. Email your assignment to  You may mail your assignment but always include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.

******The Christian Apologetics MA requires a 15 to 20 page theme paper.
This paper is a defense of a Christian doctrine or belief. Utilize the Dissertation
Title submission tab on this website to submit your theme idea.   We will email
with approval or suggestions. 

No Travel Seminars or Accelerated Seminars: Up to four seminars are allowed for the Masters degree and and up to three for the doctoral degree. A seminar will count as one textbook. Five core courses are required for this degree.
A core is one of the following courses or a seminar that is counted as as Apologetics seminar. Three electives are allowed for this program. An elective text or seminar may be from any of the other degree programs.

CAPO 600 Creation, Evolution and Deception DVD  will phase this one out this semester. 

CAPO 610  Postmodern Apologetics
Christian Apologetics in the Postmodern World by Timothy R. Phillips and Dennis L. Okholm, Paperback, 1995

CAPO 620  Defending Your Faith I 
The Christian Combat Manuel: Helps For Defending Your Faith: A Handbook forChristian Apologetics by Dan Story (Paperback - 2007)


CAPO 630   Introduction To Apologetics
Introducing Apologetics: Cultivating Christian Commitment by James E. Taylor, 2006

CAPO 640 Creation: Science Confirms the Bible is True (DVD)  Soon to be phased out. 

CAPO 650 Apologetics Introduction Part 2 
Stand Your Ground: An Introductory Text for Apologetics Students by Dean Hardy, April 2007

CAPO 670   Overview of Christian Apologetics
Christian Apologetics by Norman L. Geisler, Paperback, 1988

CAPO 680  Defending Your Faith
Defending Your Faith: An Introduction to Apologetics by R. C. Sproul, Hardcover, 2003

CAPO 690   Crucial Questions and Answers
Handbook of Christian Apologetics: Hundreds of Answers to Crucial Questions by Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli, Paperback, 1994

Doctor of Philosophy In Christian Apologetics - Tuition: $2,595.00

The Ph.D. is a 50 hour program that focuses primarily on the dissertation. The dissertation must be from 60 to 120 pages. Please include a minimum of 20 references in your Bibliography.
Follow Turabian's guide to term papers and dissertations. A recognized, collegiate dissertation guide may be used. Turabian is normally easily obtainable by most of our students.

Six textbooks may be chosen from the following list. Please write 10 to 20 pages of summary review notes on each textbook. A good guide is to write about one page of review summary on each chapter. Please include in each paper five to ten themes that are covered in the text.

No Travel Seminars: You may substitute up to three seminars for three textbooks. A seminar counts for one textbook. Seminars are always optional and not required.

CAPO 670   Christian Apologetics Review
Norman L. Geisler, Paperback, 1988

CAPO 680 Defending Your Faith IIDefending Your Faith: An Introduction to Apologetics by R. C. Sproul, Hardcover, 2003

CAPO 690   Crucial Questions and Answers Handbook of Christian Apologetics: Hundreds of Answers to Crucial Questions by Peter Kreeft and Ronald K. Tacelli, Paperback, 1994

CAPO 720  Questions and AnswersHard Questions, Real Answers by William Lane Craig, Paperback, 2003

CAPO 730    Faith and Atheism
I Don't Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist by Norman L. Geisler, Frank Turek and David Limbaugh, paperback, 2004

CAPO 740     The Christian's Conviction
Passionate Conviction: Contemporary Discourses on Christian Apologetics by N.T. Wright, Norman Geisler, Lee Strobel and Gary Habermas, Paperback, 2007

CAPO 750    A Complete Study of Apologetics
The Big Book of Christian Apologetics, An A-Z Guide by Norman L. Geisler

CAPO 760  Reasonable Faith: Christian Truth and Apologetics by William Lane Craig, Paperback, 2003


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