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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

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    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...