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  • A Grave Reality

    We Were All Born “Auschwitz-Enabled”

    Clay Jones — 

    Many years ago, when I first started preparing for my book, Why Does God Allow Evil? , I began to study genocide because I didn’t want anyone to...

  • Monitoring a Movement

    Brad Christerson researches growing influence of ‘INC’ churches

    Joanna Wu — 

    Denominational churches are in decline, with far fewer members every year. But there is one group in particular within Christianity that is...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Did God use evolution to create humanity and all other life from a common ancestor? A growing number of prominent Christian theologians, pastors...

  • Calvary Chapel to be Transformed

    World-renowned artists to transform campus chapel

    Kristen Hartman — 

    In the center of campus on the west side of Metzger Lawn stands Calvary Chapel. It’s a place where thousands of Biola students, faculty and...

  • A Life Preserved

    Freshman Hannah Strege is the first person born through frozen embryo adoption

    Melissa Hedrick — 

    Before her birth in December 1998, Hannah Strege was frozen for two years. Conceived in a petri dish, she was preserved as an embryo until she was...

  • Studying the Spirit

    Q&A with Oscar Merlo, director of new Holy Spirit center

    Brett McCracken — 

    This fall, Biola University officially launched the Center for the Study of the Work and Ministry of the Holy Spirit Today. A 10-year initiative...

  • New Year, New Look

    Biola rolls out major rebranding effort

    Jason Newell — 

    If you've encountered Biola online, in person or in your mailbox recently, you may have noticed that something’s different. In August, Biola...

  • Rankings Roundup

    Biola gets high marks from U.S. News, Forbes, others

    Jason Newell — 

    Biola continues to be recognized as a national leader in academics, safety and campus life, evidenced by a series of college rankings released...

  • Anchored in the Word

    President's Perspective

    Barry Corey — 

    Ten years ago, when I started at Biola, I could not have predicted so much of what has happened. More and more, I find myself pondering Biola’s...

  • Live and LEARN

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    One of my only regrets as a two-time Biola graduateis that I didn’t take more classes. Don’t get me wrong: It’s not so much that I wanted the extra...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Story of Reality: How the World Began, How it Ends, and Everything Important That Happens In Between, by Gregory Koukl (M.A. ’06), Zondervan,...

  • A Warm Welcome

    New Welcome Center creates inviting space for future Biolans

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    New visitors to Biola’s campus are getting the red-carpet treatment — make that red-wall treatment. In April, the university debuted a new...

  • Diane Vincent — 

    A faculty charge delivered by Diane Vincent at the installation ceremony for Provost and Senior Vice President Deborah Taylor on Oct. 26, 2016....

  • Rick Bee — 

    Can you hear it? The gentle roar of the surf on the shore? The smell of saltwater and sunblock filling your nose? Or, maybe for you, summer means...

  • Chemistry in the Crime Lab

    Sarah Lum (’14) wins Young Scientist Award after patenting technology to aid sexual assault investigations

    Kristen Hartman — 

    One morning during her sophomore year, sitting in Rose of Sharon Chapel, Sarah Lum (’14) knew she had a decision to make. She came to Biola...

  • Sermon on the Mound

    Brandon Cash (M.Div. ’98) serves as chaplain to the Los Angeles Dodgers

    Kathryn Toombs — 

    When Brandon Cash (M.Div. ’98) graduated with a degree from Biola’s Talbot School of Theology, he thought his days in the athletic sphere were...

  • Showing God’s Love Through C-Sections

    Sarah Villegas (’04) trains doctors in underdeveloped countries

    Joanna Wu — 

    Sarah Villegas (’04) is determined to decrease the number of pregnancy-related deaths in Kenya. As a doctor and global health leadership fellow at...

  • T. Kurt Jaros — 

    Five hundred years ago, the Protestant Reformation led the way out of the supposed theological dark ages and brought us ad fontes, back to the...

  • Translating the Text

    Q&A with Darian Lockett, translation oversight committee member for the Christian Standard Bible

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    A brief interview with Darian Lockett (associate professor of biblical and theological studies), who served on the translation oversight committee...

  • The 'Withered Leaf' and the 'Garden'

    Book excerpt from ‘REFLECT’ by professor Thaddeus Williams

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Ralph Waldo Emerson famously said, “What we are worshiping we are becoming.” In other words, our deities shape our identities. Let us call this...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    As Western culture continues in its post-Christian trajectory, with growing hostility to Christian values and biblical orthodoxy, how can...

  • How Does Seminary Affect Students’ Character?

    Professor David Wang leads effort to study spiritual maturity of seminarians

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    How does going to seminary actually grow a person’s character? Rosemead School of Psychology professor David Wang is trying to answer just that....

  • Winter Sports Roundup

    Biola Finishes Strong in Final NAIA Year

    Neil Morgan — 

    Biola’s successful winter sports season was good enough to keep the Eagles ranked sixth in the nation in the 2016–17 Learfield Directors’ Cup,...

  • Joanna Wu — 

    Christian social entrepreneurs, nonprofit leaders and executive pastors now have a program that can equip them to take their organization to the...

  • Joanna Wu — 

    Joni Eareckson Tada, an international advocate for people with disabilities and the founder and CEO of Joni and Friends, became the fourth...