Humanities

Get introduced to a wide world of people, cultures, and ideas.

Study broadly across the Humanities disciplines: English, history, philosophy, theology, and more. As our students engage with diverse topics and perspectives, we encourage them to know what is true and love what is good. To that end, our program includes significant biblical and theological grounding alongside study in their concentration.

Students taking Humanities at Briercrest develop the communication skills and love for learning they need to excel in many fields. These skills are especially valuable in marketplace settings, graduate-level study, and many kinds of ministry.

Learn to read thoughtfully, write skillfully, and think carefully in a community that seeks God’s Kingdom first. View our programs below.

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Dr. Eric Ortlund speaking graduates during the 2016 Commencement Ceremony
The Long View
Posted: April 25, 2016

A message from Dr. Eric Ortlund to the 2016 graduates of Briercrest College and Seminary.

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Briercrest Humanities Program
Posted: September 17, 2019

With a BA Humanities from Briercrest, study English, history, and philosophy in a community that seeks God’s kingdom first. Gain a strong biblical and theological foundation and get introduced to a wide world of people, cultures, and ideas.

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Summer 2019 faculty reading list
Posted: April 23, 2019

Special Faculty Blog alert: we asked staff and faculty members to recommend some of their favourite books. Start your summer reading with a pick from your Briercrest Faculty reading list... and try not to miss your profs too much.

Blayne Banting, Professor of Christian Ministry
Weird stuff we believe
Posted: February 26, 2019

“Do we want to show people we have something different to offer by showing them we’re just like them?” Blayne Banting, Professor of Christian Ministry, wants the Canadian Church to be weird again. Here’s why you should, too.

Through my education, I have had my eyes opened to the radical call of the Gospel. Through the community, I have been given the opportunity to live this call out.
Matthew Pauls