CIBC’s faculty know that faith and learning go hand in hand. As part of the great Christian intellectual tradition, our faculty understand that their role is to convey knowledge, foster wisdom, and advance spiritual and objective truth.
Systematic theology is a discipline of Christian theology that formulates an orderly, rational, and coherent account of the doctrines of the Christian faith. It addresses issues such as what the Bible teaches about certain topics or what is true about God and his universe.
Bibliology is the study of the Bible, the Word of God. The Bible is the inspired source of knowledge about God, Jesus Christ, salvation, and eternity. Without a proper view of the Bible, our views on these and other issues become clouded and distorted. Bibliology tells us what the Bible is.
Missiology is a study of the sending forth or expansion of the Church. Missiology seeks to develop strategies for effective missionary work and church planting. In doing their work, missiologists interact with a wide range of professions, especially those of agriculture, education, medicine and public health.
Practical Theology prepares Christian leaders to serve with intelligence and integrity in ministries that span from congregation to classroom, from spiritual practices to public service. As future pastors, teachers, and civic leaders, students learn to think deeply and broadly about the Christian faith and its relationship to church and world.