Acadia Divinity College

Acadia Divinity College

name = Acadia Divinity College
motto = Preparing Christian Leaders
established = 1838
compus = 250 acre (1 km²) Annapolis Valley
principal = Harry G. Gardner
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type = seminary Divinity College
city = flagicon|Canada31 Horton Ave. Wolfville
state = Ontario
country = Canada B4P 2R6
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faculty = 14 faculty + 12 staff
affiliations = ATS
affiliation = Christian Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches
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Acadia Divinity College (ADC) is a seminary located on the 250 acre (1 km²) campus of Acadia University in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley.

The ADC shares facilities with Acadia University; the college's library is part of the university's 800,000 volume Vaughan Memorial Library collection. Also hosted at Acadia University are the Esther Clark Wright Archives, which includes an extensive collection of material relating to the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches.


Acadia Divinity College operates as the Faculty of Theology at Acadia University. It was established in 1968 after the Board of Governors of Acadia University voted to reduce the role of the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches in the governance of the university, thus effectively making Acadia a secular school. The establishment of Acadia Divinity College was one of the concessions the Board of Governors made to the Convention. [ [ ACADIA DIVINITY COLLEGE | Preparing Christian Leaders ] ]


ADC offers the Master of Divinity (MDiv) with majors in Pastoral Office, and Youth Ministry, Master of Arts (Theology) (MA(Th)) in Biblical Studies, Church History, and Theology, and the Doctor of Ministry degree. The Bachelor of Theology is a degree for students 35 and older who have the approval of their denomination to pursue that degree for ordination. The Prison Ministry Diploma is also offered.

* Master of Divinity
* Master of Arts in Theology
* Bachelor of Theology
* Doctor of Ministry
* Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies
* Prison Ministry Diploma
* Christian Foundation Diploma
* Online Courses
* Continuing education

ADC is the seminary of the Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches, but serves students from all Christian denominations. The college is accredited by the ATS.

ee also

*List of evangelical seminaries and theological colleges


External links

* [ Acadia Divinity College Official site]
* [ Convention of Atlantic Baptist Churches]

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