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Master of Theology (MTh)
With effect from 2010, Seminari Theoloji Malaysia will be offering our own Master of
About the Programme
This is a post-graduate research programme with the purpose of providing specialised training in any field of leadership in the Christian ministry, professional pastoral training, theological research and teaching.
The curriculum consists of study in eight (8) courses and individual research, resulting in a thesis. Five areas of concentration are from the candidate’s field and two from another field chosen by the candidate. “Doing Theologies in Asia” is a required course for all candidates. As for the new curriculum, the students can concentrate on any one of the following fields of study:
Bible and Interpretations
1.1 Old Testament
1.2 New Testament
1.3 Asian Religions/People's Movements
Theological Constructions in Asia
2.1 Contextual Interpretations of Faith
2.2 Theology of the Christian Tradition
2.3 Philosophy of Religion
2.4 Christian Ethics
2.5 History of Christianity
Religion, Culture, and the Life of the Church
3.1 Mission and Witness
3.3 Life and Witness of the Church
3.4 Christian Education
3.5 Liturgy and Worship
Gender and Marginalized Concerns
4.1 Gender Studies
4.2 Indigenous Communities Studies
After completion of study in the areas of concentration, the candidates shall sit for a
comprehensive examination. The purpose of this examination is to test the candidates’ ability to integrate what they have studied and to relate it to an Asian setting. The time allowed for this examination is two periods of three hours each, or
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a total of six hours. The questions will be set by the advisor in consultation with others involved in the student’s program of study with the approval of the Assistant
Director of Postgraduate Studies (MTh).
; CHEW, Kean-Kee, MTh (Princeton, 2000); Ph.D. Candidate (Universiti
Kebangsaan Malaysia), World Religions.
; KOK, Hon-Seng Ezra, PhD (Durham, 1993), New Testament Studies. ; KOMAR, Joseph, PhD (SAIACS, India, 2008), Pastoral Studies and Missiology. ; LIM, Kar-Yong, PhD (University of Wales, 2007), New Testament Studies. ; LOKE, Yin-Fai Anthony, MTheol (SEAGST, 1996); PhD Candidate (OCMS,
Oxford), Old Testament Studies.
; ONG, Meng-Chai, PhD (King’s College London, 2003), Christian Theology,
Biblical Studies and Pastoral Theology.
; SIEW, Tye-Yau Philip, PhD (Fuller, 1999), Old Testament Studies and
; TAN, Jin-Huat, PhD (OCMS, Oxford, 2008), Church History. ; WONG, Tik-Wah, PhD (Melbourne College of Divinity, 2008), Christian
; CHEW, Tow-Yow, PhD (Universiti Malaya, 1979) and MTh (Emory, 1991)
; GRIENINGER, Wolfgang, MTh (Tubingen) Lutheranism.
; HO, Hon-Yan, MTh (Princeton, 1986); DMin (Southern Methodist University,
1990), Pastoral Studies.
; KOH, Phillips, PhD (TEDS, 1998), Christian Education.
; KOH, Yee-Von, PhD (Cambridge, 2005), Old Testament Studies.; LEONG, Tien-Fock, PhD (UCLA, 1994), Old Testament Studies. ; NG, Kam-Weng, PhD (Cambridge, 1989), Christian Theology and Ethics. ; RAJAH, Solomon, DTheol (SEAGST, 1999), Pastoral Theology and World
; ROXBOROGH, John, PhD (University of Aberdeen, 1978), Missiology and
; SEE, You-Lay Daniel, PhD (Sheffield, 1997), Old Testament Studies ; TAN, Chee-Seng, Herbert, PhD (Northwestern University, 1994), Christian
; VOON, Choon-Khing, MTh (Duke, 1996); DMin (Graduate Theological
Foundation, 1999), Pastoral Studies and Christian Spirituality. ; WALTERS, Albert, PhD (Birmingham, 1999), World Religions. ; YU, Swee-Yen, PhD (Union Theological Seminary), Biblical Studies.
Current Master of Theology (SEAGST) Students
Name Field of Study FT/PT Advisor /s
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Catherine YAP New Testament (C) Full-time Dr Ezra KOK & Dr LIM Kar Yong
Dr Herbert TAN & Dr CHEW CHIN, Thomas Christian Education (E) Part-time Tow-Yow
Christian Theology/ Dr Philip SIEW & Dr Albert Sivin KIT Part-time Missiology (E) WALTERS
AUGUSTINE Dr ONG Meng-Chai & Dr Philip Christian Theology (E) Part-time Muthusami SIEW
Francis WAN Pastoral Theology (C) Part-time Dr HO Hon Yan & Dr Ezra KOK
Dr Philip SIEW; Dr WONG Tik-TAN Boon Joo Practical Theology (C) Part-time Wah & Dr HO Hon-Yan
WONG Kow Old Testament (E) Part-time Rev Anthony Loke Cheong
WONG Yuk Soo New Testament (E) Part-time Dr Lim Kar Yong
LEE Kong Yee Pastoral Theology (E) Part-time Dr CHEW Tow-Yow
List of Master of Theology (SEAGST) Graduates
No Name Graduation Thesis Title
Jason Selvaraj Freire’s Liberation Methodology in Adult Christian 1 2001 Thangasamy Education in the Anglican church of West Malaysia
BONNIE Anak Authentic Communication of the Gospel to the 2 2002 Sedau Iban in the light of Their Religious World View
CHAN Mun 3 2002 The Pastoral Life and Practice of the Apostle Paul Kwan
4 Steven Abbarow 2002 Towards a Social Trinitarian Theology of Family 5 TEE Heng Peng 2003 False Teaching in Colossians and Paul’s Response
Missionary Movements among the Bugis in the 6 Armin Sukri 2005 midst of Islamic Resurgence in South Sulawesi
Education For Community: Exploring the Faith
7 LAU King Lang 2005