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  • Dead Sea, Living Word

    Great Isaiah Scroll exhibit showcases Bible's history

    Jason Newell — 

    Normally, getting a glimpse of the Great Isaiah Scroll — one of the most important archaeological finds of the past century — would require a...

  • In a Class of His Own

    Alumnus earns prestigious award from White House

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    For high school students, using an iPod in class is good way to end up in the principal’s office. But for teacher Aaron Sams, it was a good way to...

  • An Apologetics Lucha Libre

    Professors tag team against Richard Dawkins in Mexican debate

    Brett McCracken — 

    E l universo tiene un propósit o? (Does the universe have a purpose?) This was the question at a Nov. 13 debate near Mexico City between some of...

  • Bringing Biola to U

    New iTunes U site expands university's reach

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For graduates of Biola nostalgic for great chapel addresses, provocative lectures and intellectually stimulating classroom teaching, a new...

  • Another Strong Finish

    Women's Cross Country Team Places Second in Nation

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Biola’s women’s cross country team has come a long way over the past five years — and not just because they’ve collectively run thousands of miles...

  • Aaron Orphaug — 

    The Dalits are a forgotten people, and yet they have taught me one of the most valuable lessons in my Christian faith. They are called the “...

  • BUBBS Goes the Way of the Dodo

    It's the end of an era for Biola's quirky e-mail/social-networking system

    Jason Newell — 

    Before there was Facebook, there was BUBBS. It wasn’t nearly as glamorous, and it certainly won’t inspire any award-winning movies any time soon....

  • Is the 'Mission' of Christianity Evolving?

    What one professor learned from missionaries and church leaders in four different continents in 2010


    This past year was an important year in global missions. To commemorate the centenary of the Edinburgh 1910 World Missionary Conference, numerous...

  • Deborah Taylor — 

    When was the last time that an entire day stretched before you with no obligations on your calendar, no to-do list to be managed, no particular...

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    Dr. Arthur (’52) and Shirley Houk (’47) celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary the last week of December 2010 in the Phoenix, Ariz., area. They...

  • Think Bigger

    There’s not a ‘Trinity verse’ — and that’s a good thing

    Fred Sanders — 

    The Trinity is a biblical doctrine, but let’s admit it: There’s something annoying about how hard it is to put your finger on a verse that states...

  • Get To Know

    David Nystrom, Biola’s new provost

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    After a yearlong nationwide search, Biola has a new provost and senior vice president. David Nystrom, a respected scholar with an extensive record...

  • Making it Matter

    Four professors talk with four students about making the most of a Biola education

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    This fall, Biola launched a vibrant new series of billboards, advertisements and mailers, each bearing the tagline: “College is a...

  • Alumni Files: Fall 2010

    Fan Mail for the Faculty

    Rick Bee — 

    Here at Biola, we have an annual tradition that you might not find at most other schools. Each year, about a week before the students start...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    True Religion: Taking Pieces of Heaven to Places of Hell on Earth , Palmer Chinchen (’86), David C. Cook, June 2010; A rising voice in the...

  • In Memoriam

    Former President J. Richard Chase, 1930–2010

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For nearly three decades, J. Richard Chase was a towering figure on Biola’s campus — both in stature and influence. First as a student, then as a...

  • In Your Hands

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    The Summer 2010 edition of Biola Magazine generated more calls, letters and e-mails than any other issue in at least the past several years — which...

  • The Miracle of May 2010

    President's Perspective

    Barry Corey — 

    The view from my office window is a complete mess. And I couldn’t be happier about it. From where I sit, I can see giant tractors tearing into the...

  • In Our Own Backyard

    Student film exposes U.S. slave labor and sex trades

    Katelynn Camp — 

    For the almost 18,000 men, women and children trafficked into the United States yearly and sold as sex workers or forced laborers — in addition to...

  • 'Up and Comer'

    Biola makes top tier of U.S. News rankings

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola achieved its highest ranking ever in U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings this August, earning a spot in the top tier of...

  • Soothing Sounds

    Students teach music to Haitian earthquake victims

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Jeanette Wong sat in an outdoor worship service exhausted — emotionally and physically. One week remained in her three-week mission trip to Haiti,...

  • Stephanie Brock — 

    “I shall not die, but live, And tell of the works of the Lord.” (Ps. 118:17) My husband chose this verse for our first son, Adam, shortly after...

  • Spirituality at a Crossroads

    Professor's groundbreaking research examines the spiritual growth — and struggles — of the nation's Christian college students

    Todd Hall — 

    Editor's Note: Plenty of studies have been done on what happens to students during their four years of college: how their minds grow, how their...

  • How Is Technology Shaping Generation Y?

    Psychologist Doreen Dodgen-Magee (Psy.D. '92) on what texting, video games and the Internet are doing to young people's brains

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Like most moms, Doreen Dodgen-Magee (Psy.D. ’92) doesn’t like her kids spending too many hours in front of the TV. But Doreen — a Rosemead School...

  • Michelle Anthony — 

    If we want our faith to endure for all generations, we must become increasingly confident and focused about the kind of faith we are trying to...