Course of Study | El Curso de Estudio

Course of Study Satellite School at McMurry University

Fall 2019 Class: COS 121 Bible I: Introduction

For more details on the course and the pre-class assignment, see the course syllabus

The class will meet on the following Saturdays: September 7, October 5, and November 2, 2019.

Instructor: Dr. John Miller


To fully register for this course, please follow these steps:

  1. Print and fully complete the Required Signatures Page and obtain the approval, and signatures, of your DS and Local Pastor Registrar. You can attach the document to your online registration form or email it to
  2. Fully complete the Online Registration Form

The last day to register is July 31, 2019. 

Register Online Now


Course Tuition, $230.00
Registration Fee, $80.00 (non-refundable)


Submit your total payment in the form of a check payable to Perkins School of Theology and mail it to:

Course of Study School
Perkins School of Theology
PO Box 750133
Dallas, TX 75275

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Students who must cancel their registration must do so by written notification. In order to receive a refund, written notification must be received by the Course of Study School office on or before August 9, 2019. Your refund will be deducted by a $50.00 administrative fee and will be processed in 6-8 weeks after August 9, 2019.

**Refunds will not be granted for cancellations made after August 9, 2019. If you sent funds to the COSS office to pay for the current course, and you do not cancel by August 9, 2019, the funds cannot be refunded nor will they be applied for payment to future courses.**


For more information contact:

Dr. John B. Miller

Assistant Director of the Course of Study Satellite School at McMurry University

About John B. Miller:

John B. Faulkenberry Miller is Professor of Religion at McMurry University, where he also serves as Assistant Director of the Perkins Course of Study Satellite Program for part-time United Methodist pastors. 

He received his A.B. in classical languages from the University of California at Berkeley, and his M. Div. and Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary. His research focuses primarily on dreams and visions as a medium of revelation in antiquity, but also includes the study of the Septuagint and Jewish apocalyptic literature from the Hellenistic and imperial periods. His most recent publications include the commentary notes for the text of 1 Maccabees in The CEB Study Bible, and an exploration of the Holy Spirit’s role in the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.  John is an ordained elder in the Northwest Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church.