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2013 Summer Articles

  • Saint Lewis

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    C.S. Lewis died 50 years ago this November, and if this is the first time you’ve been made aware of that fact, it probably won’t be the last. The...

  • Barry Corey — 

    If you asked me what course had a significant impact on my undergraduate education, I would tell you about the one taught by Professor Twila...

  • Biola Makes National 'Green' List

    Princeton Review includes Biola on list of most environmentally friendly colleges

    Brett McCracken — 

    Sprawling lawns, eternally leafy trees and hordes of wide-eyed freshman are not the only things “green” on campus these days. Increasing efforts...

  • School of Education Goes Global

    Faculty offer resources and training to schools in Burundi, Cambodia and Lebanon

    Brett McCracken — 

    At evangelical institutions like Biola, there’s a lot of passion to share the gospel and make disciples across the globe. But what if the people we...

  • A $1.5 Million Question

    Biola professor leads new research into how to measure humility

    Jason Newell — 

    Moses, according to the biblical book of Numbers, was more humble than any other person on the face of the earth. But for the rest of us, how can...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola honored four women with Ruby Awards during a special luncheon for Women’s History Month on March 20. The awards ceremony, now in its sixth...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    May marked the close of the first full academic year for the Biola University Center for Christian Thought, which spent two semesters exploring the...

  • Spring Sports Roundup

    Biola women win GSAC championship

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Track and Field The women’s track and field team won its first-ever championship in April at the Golden State Athletic Conference Outdoor Track...

  • A Beautiful Mosaic

    Inside the New Mosaic Cultural Center

    Amber Amaya — 

    Nestled between Talbot East and Sutherland Hall, the Mosaic Cultural Center is a new space that will play an important role in the university’s...

  • The Brain Fixers

    With help from Biola students, alumni Susan and Jerry Rueb are bringing healing and support to people with serious brain injuries

    Amber Amaya — 

    Photography by Greg Schneider On an early September morning in 2011, Steve Grove strapped on his bicycle helmet and set out for a familiar...

  • Still Looking for C.S. Lewis

    Fifty years after the author's death, why has "the next Lewis" remained so elusive?

    Chris Mitchell — 

    For the past nearly two decades I have been routinely asked, “Where are the C.S. Lewises of our day?” What they are asking is, “Who are the people...

  • Staying Power

    Four reasons why Lewis’ legacy endures

    Jerry Root — 

    I am often amazed that interest in C.S. Lewis’ writing continues to flourish. What is it that gives him his staying power? My hunch is that there...

  • Jerry Root — 

    Jerry Root (M.Div. ’78) has been a student and scholar of C.S. Lewis for more than 43 years and annually shares his passion with Biola students as...

  • At Home With Lewis

    A Biola alumnus reflects on living at The Kilns, C.S. Lewis’ Oxford home

    Matt Anderson — 

    An American salesman, a Dutch academic and an Australian actor walk into an old house nestled some four miles outside Oxford, England. It’s not...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Abolition of Man This book consists of three reflections on education: “Men without Chests,” “The Way,” and “The Abolition of Man,” along with...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Higher education is in the midst of an unprecedented shift, brought on by the relatively rapid rise of online learning. Last year alone, nearly...

  • Melissa Travis — 

    When I enrolled in Biola’s M.A. in science and religion program in 2009, I was driven by my passion for teaching science and faith topics to...

  • Thaddeus Williams — 

    The Peace and Love Hippie Hostel is one of Paris’ most budget-friendly, a dingy sanctuary for under-showered backpackers. It was there that I met...