The Religion Department at Bethany oversees the Religion Major, Pre-Seminary program, and related coursework. It also guides spiritual life at Bethany including daily chapel services.
NOTE: While Bethany’s regular Chapel Services are temporarily paused, we will be posting daily devotional messages for students, employees, alumni, and friends. The complete collection of these video devotions are also available in the service
In partnership with the Apologetics Committee of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod, Bethany Lutheran College sponsors a variety of opportunities for students to discover that Christianity is simultaneously a matter of faith and a matter of fact. The Christian religion is not
There is no specific major that prepares a student for enrollment in a seminary. At Bethany Lutheran College special attention is given to preparing students for admission to Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary (BLTS). Academically, the
The Bjarne W. Teigen Reformation Lectures are an annual tradition at Bethany Lutheran College. Each October, guest speakers deliver lectures on topics related to the Lutheran Reformation. Students, pastors from around the region, and others
This is a listing of Religion (RELG) classes available at Bethany. These are included in the requirements for the Religion Major and other programs. Not all courses are available every semester. Please contact the registrar
In Bethany’s religion major, you will examine religion in the context of history, sociology, and philosophy. Our major assumes the perspective of confessional Lutheranism rooted in the Reformation heritage of Christ Alone. In this way
At the heart of Bethany’s mission are Christian faith and values. A college education at Bethany is not just about mastering equations, conducting research, or critically analyzing a difficult problem. Beyond these academic principles are