Topics Available For Research

jars-111491_640ISDET expects every student, from bachelors up to doctoral level, to take up a research project and submit a thesis. The scope, depth, and length of the thesis varies with the program. More details of the way it should be done is given in the Admission/Student Handbook.

Please keep in mind that the purpose of the tuition-free ISDET courses is not to produce theological degree-holders but to develop Christian communicators, leaders, and ideologues for the church. Therefore  ISDET expects students to pick up practical and useful topics for research so that the thesis they submit is of use to others. Each thesis should, preferably, be on a topic that can be used as a textbook by others. Exotic topics, which are of no immediate relevance to the church, are not encouraged. Here are some of the areas available for research this year. Numerous topics are possible within a given area of research.

Apologetics Related Topics

  • Bible and science
  • Evolution/creation
  • Pedagogical writings in apologetics

Bible Related Topics

  • Study of various books of the Bible
  • Inductive studies of the books of the Bible
  • Study of Canon
  • Study of major biblical manuscripts
  • Insights from original languages

Bible Exposition Related

  • Summary/Exposition of major doctrines
  • Exposition of important biblical passages
  • Exposition of the difficult Bible passages/topics

Biblical Archaeology Related Topics

  • Manuscripts of the Bible
  • Biblical cities
  • Analysis of important discoveries
  • Customs and Cultures
  • Important people groups
  • Important rulers

Evangelism and Missions Related Topics

  • Sharing the gospel in multicultural societies
  • Evangelism in a universalist culture
  • Net-based evangelism strategies

Ministry Related Topics

  • Ministering to the internet generation
  • Ministering to busy professionals in 21st century
  • Suicide prevention/counselling
  • Divorce prevention/counselling

Practical Life Related Topics

  • Holiness
  • Prayer
  • Separation
  • Addiction
  • Pre and post marital infidelity

Religious/Christian Education Related Topics

  • Internet for discipleship training
  • Net-based theological training
  • Christian/Biblical education in the 21st century

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  1. NGONGMBOWOH ELIAS FONGMEFRIE says:

    Thank God and you for making this known to me. I wish you the best and happy New Year. I am so delighted to find this and especailly to us in the developing countries. Only God alone will replenish your effort.
    ELIAS

  2. ngongmbowoh elias says:

    The topics for the research are interesting.
    Thanking you

  3. Pissamai Kotphan says:

    I love God.

  4. Wesley B Rose says:

    I would like to do my research in Israel’s Ancient Enemies / cultures / people groups.
    I have done preliminary work in this are, but there is much left to explore and investigate. That is if i am accepted into the doctorate in Biblical Archeology program.
    I literally just completed my degree in Masters in Biblical Archeology with a school much like this one. The president of which is Dr Johnson C. Philip in India. I have known him for many years and even wrote a few courses for him in selected subjects concurrent to my dissertation research.
    I also wanted you to know that I am a severely disabled veteran with memory problems and spinal cord difficulties that sometimes limit my academic endeavors. That just means there are days when I cannot study, research, or write very much at all – sometimes none. I work better with printed materials because i can highlight, dog ear pages, and make notes as I read. For digital mediums I can still accomplish the work, it just takes a little longer and and more physical effort. I don’t mind putting in the effort. The root of this endeavor goes back to 1990 when i was studying at the University of Cairo West and doing field work and studies in Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Greece, Iraq, Germany and Italy. I also was fortunate enough to gain private entrance to museums in London, Berlin, Cairo, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to name a few. I was in the military at the time and travel was easily available. I served in two theaters in the desert in two different eras. Anyway, I do hope i am accepted and we can take this adventure together.

  5. Michelle Hill says:

    I’m interested in your Doctorate programs. Presently I have 2 masters Degrees from accredited universities.

  6. I would like to ask if one can pick a related topic in the above and finetune it depending on the area, community and the society he /she lives in. since most of the time we have start biblical activities or associated with things pertaining to our savior’s wishes

  7. Shaun Robbs says:

    I would like to do research in addiction from a spiritual and biblical perspective

  8. Shaun Robbs says:

    I have worked in the field for 30 years. God is the answer

  9. ladonna says:

    thanks for helping the poor

  10. James says:

    I heard about your school. Please, i have decided to study a doctorial degree in your school. Please, i need this assistance from you.

  11. cliff ball says:

    Please send me a copy of BTH as I have lost mine.

    Cliff Ball

  12. cliff ball says:

    Please sens a copy of BTH to cliff.ball25@gmail.com, as I have lost mine.

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