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2013 Fall Articles

  • Get to Know: Fall 2013

    Julie Neiggemann, mentor in medicine and ministry

    Amber Amaya — 

    Julie Neiggemann views people as whole beings — mind, heart, body, and soul — and cares for people with her whole self. As a former pediatric and...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    When Walter Weber (’56) graduated from Biola in 1956 with a Bible degree, he felt he could best serve the Lord “in some backwoods location instead...

  • Alumni Files: Fall 2013

    Help Wanted: Alumni Mentors and Advice-Givers

    Rick Bee — 

    For those of us who have not only graduated from Biola but have also sent our children through the school, we know how great an influence our...

  • Biolans Up Close: Fall 2013

    Monica Busch ('07), making Facebook a great place to work

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Monica Busch works for the world’s largest social networking company, and it’s her job to help make sure it’s also one of the world’s best places...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Wesley on the Christian Life: The Heart Renewed in Love, by Fred Sanders (associate professor of theology), Crossway, August 2013. It is hard to...

  • Jason Newell — 

    One of the best parts of my job is getting to learn about your job. Really. It’s inspiring to see the many ways that God is using Biola graduates...

  • Barry Corey — 

    This past academic year I was on a flight from Chicago to New York, seated in 29D. As I boarded the plane, I noticed a handful of Orthodox Jewish...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola University has again been named one of America’s best colleges, earning high marks this fall on several annual college-ranking lists. In...

  • A Spate of the Arts

    Biola Launches Center for Christianity, Culture and the Arts

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    On Sept. 20, Biola celebrated the official launch of its new Center for Christianity, Culture and the Arts (CCCA), with the unveiling of the brand...

  • Talbot Prayer Chapel Impresses Design Community

    Awards, acclaim pour in for Biola's unique sacred space

    Brett McCracken — 

    Hidden away in the lower level of the newest building on Biola’s campus, Talbot East, is a room you have to know you are looking for. But once you...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For the second year in a row, Biola University’s supporters made history by setting records for total giving in a single fiscal year. In the 2012–...

  • The Forgotten Founder

    Biola’s first dean sold millions of books, evangelized around the world and was named “the father of Zionism” by a Supreme Court justice. Today, he's nearly vanished from school history. Here's why William E. Blackstone should be remembered.

    Paul Rood — 

    In 1936, my grandfather Paul W. Rood, who was Biola’s president in the midst of a deep national depression, chose to celebrate Biola’s heritage...

  • Good Advice

    Twenty-one alumni and professors offer practical wisdom from their areas of expertise

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    How to Tell a Great Story I write books for a living — sometimes my own, sometimes in collaboration with high-profile public figures. The genre I...

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    It’s one of the most life-altering war wounds that a service member can experience, even though it doesn’t leave a scratch on the body:...

  • Sean McDowell — 

    “Even though they were crucified, stoned, stabbed, dragged, skinned and burned, every last apostle of Jesus proclaimed his resurrection until his...

  • Janelle Aijian — 

    There is a live question among Christians regarding the place of doubt in the life of faith. Karl Barth identifies two forms of Christian doubt:...