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  • Is Hell a Vital Doctrine?

    Theology professor Ashish Naidu on the afterlife and why it's essential to believe that 'love warns'

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    This spring, evangelical megachurch pastor Rob Bell caused a firestorm of controversy when he released his new book — Love Wins: A Book About...

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    On March 25, eight teams competed in the annual AS-sponsored Mock Rock lip-syncing competition, performing elaborate song and dance routines in...

  • At the Top of Her Game

    Jessilyn Conicelli earns national honors

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    Jessilyn Conicelli made the right decision four years ago when she had to choose between basketball and volleyball. Now a Biola graduate,...

  • Making the Grade

    Education symposium examines California’s public schools

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    Are California’s public schools failing? Most Californians seem to think so, with 55 percent saying the quality of the state’s K-12 public schools...

  • Contentment and the American Dream

    Contentment's wisdom is good news for all seasons of life

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    “We’ve got to buy something now!” I remember thinking that to myself when we first went shopping for a condo near Biola. The thought rallied my...

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    Way back in 1986, the very first issue of Biola Magazine (called Connections back then) landed in mailboxes. On the cover, in dull gray and black,...

  • Polytheistic Christians?

    What the struggles of the Corinthian church can teach us about our own residual paganism

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    This is the first in what will be a regular column for Biola Magazine, featuring selected posts from the Talbot School of Theology faculty blog,...

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    It’s been fascinating to watch the very vocal and prolific new atheists, such as Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett and Richard...

  • Biola, Colson 'Do the Right Thing'

    Conference encourages biblical thinking on difficult ethical issues

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    At a time when society seems ever more confused about the meaning of right and wrong — or even if we should believe in such absolutes — Biola...

  • The Word Made Fresh

    Alumna leads national campaign to promote biblical literacy

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    When Willow Creek Church surveyed church members in 2004 to find out what they wanted from church, they discovered something surprising....

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    In my living room in April 2010, I shook the hand of a humble and rather shy man named Zenzo from Malawi, Africa. Accompanied by Anthony Petrucci,...

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    A Biola University facility administrator, Ken Bascom, had an idea 29 years ago. Before Sam Sutherland — Biola’s president from 1952 to 1970 —...

  • What's the Key to a 'Sunny' Marriage?

    Professor Tim Muehlhoff shares advice from his new book, 'Marriage Forecasting'

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    In many parts of the United States, checking the weather forecast is an important part of people’s morning routines. (Or so we’re told here in...

  • The Great .com Mission

    ‘Good Book Blog’ shares biblical scholarship with online masses

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    Anyone who has attended Biola University or its seminary, Talbot School of Theology, knows that the Bible and theology faculty are top notch, full...

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    Biola has struck oil — olive oil, that is. For the first time in decades, trees in Biola’s historic olive grove are being used to produce olive...

  • Furthering the Impact

    Donors help make Talbot building project a reality

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    Carl Camp’s first exposure to Biola University came nearly 40 years ago, around the time that an exciting new building was being constructed to...

  • A Heart for the Homeless

    A group of students builds friendships on the rough streets of Skid Row

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    It’s a brisk Friday night in early March, and for the faithful gathered near the corner of Fifth and San Pedro in Los Angeles’ gritty Skid Row,...

  • Reel World

    How Biola has earned a leading role in the entertainment capital of the world

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    When many people think of Christianity and Hollywood, they think of protests, pickets, boycotts and “curse-counter” reviews. They think of...

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    I was recently skimming through a 1910 issue of Biola’s first magazine, The King’s Business, when a fascinating article about the early work of...

  • We Love L.A.

    As Biola makes a push to return to its birthplace, meet some of the Biolans who are serving, studying and shaping the City of Angels

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    Long before this cluster of buildings became one of the most recognizable skylines in the world, Biola had a special place in the city of Los...

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    Biola University recognized five alumni during a special awards chapel Feb. 18 for their outstanding contributions to society. At the chapel,...

  • Reader Poll: The Best of L.A.

    Readers share their favorite places to eat, catch a concert and more

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    With its abundance of attractions and venues, residents of Los Angeles have plenty of entertainment. Biola Magazine recently surveyed Biolans on...

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    “Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you what to say.” – God, to Moses (Exod. 4:12) Moses. Here is a man known globally and...

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    For this issue's cover story, Biola University alumna and freelance photographer Laurel Dailey ('05) traversed the expanses of Los Angeles to...

  • 800 Club

    Coach Holmquist joins elite company with milestone win

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    The year was 1975, and after losing his first 10 games as a college basketball coach, recent Biola graduate Dave Holmquist was beginning to...