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  • How Does Seminary Affect Students’ Character?

    Professor David Wang leads effort to study spiritual maturity of seminarians

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

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

  • The 'Withered Leaf' and the 'Garden'

    Excerpt of ‘REFLECT’ by professor Thaddeus Williams

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

  • Translating the Text

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

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

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    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...

  • Showing God’s Love Through C-Sections

    Sarah Villegas (’04) trains doctors in underdeveloped countries

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

  • Sermon on the Mound

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

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    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...

  • Chemistry in the Crime Lab

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

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    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...

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    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...

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

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    I’ll admit, I was one of the skeptics. When university leaders announced the launch of an unprecedented $180 million fundraising campaign five...

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    The 60 months of our fundraising campaign, “A Soul of Conviction, A Voice of Courage: The Campaign for Biola University,” have been a journey for...

  • New Center Established to Focus on Work of the Holy Spirit

    Donor-funded initiative aims for more spiritual transformation and empowerment for evangelism

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    What would happen if Biola was more intentional about understanding the work of the Holy Spirit and developing a greater passion to be led by the...

  • Biola’s Campus, Like You’ve Never Seen it Before

    Virtual reality headsets give prospective students a 360-degree tour

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    Do you ever wish you could transport yourself to Biola’s campus? Stand under the Bell Tower on a sunny day? Grab a quiet seat next to the Fluor...

  • Called to Reach Every Nation

    Christian Gessner’s entrepreneurial spirit leads him from Brazil to Biola

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    As the founder of Airbnbin Latin America, Christian Gessner spent years helping millions of wanderlusts find homes while traveling. Now, the...

  • Strides in Speech

    Biola’s Speech-Language Clinic trains students while serving the local community

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    Just a few years ago, Whittier resident Luis Contreras noticed his elementary-aged son becoming more and more self-conscious about his speech. His...

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    An endowed chair has been established in recognition of William Lane Craig, a world-renowned philosopher and theologian who has been teaching at...

  • Fall Sports Roundup

    Eagles Finish Strong in Final Year of GSAC Competition

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    Biola’s athletics teams enjoyed a strong fall season in their final year of membership in the NAIA and the Golden State Athletic Conference,...

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    The 2016 U.S. election sparked new discussions about the political power and influence of American Christians. Should Christians seek power in...

  • A Traveling Teacher of Teachers

    Professor Kitty Purgason receives her third Fulbright grant

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    From the beginning of her life, Kitty Purgason seemed to have been groomed for international relations. Growing up in India as the daughter of a...

  • Hollywood's Diversity Problem

    Excerpt of 'Reel Inequality' by Professor Nancy Wang Yuen

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    Growing up as an immigrant kid in Southern California, just miles from the Hollywood industry, I watched hours of television for amusement. This...

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    I am always surprised and amused to hear people talk about verses they think are in the Bible that are not. I led a small group of college guys...

  • A New Day

    Empowered by a historic campaign that raised $214 million, Biola University is poised to begin a bold new chapter

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    By Barry H. Corey On a January day a little more than five years ago, the Biola Board of Trustees cast a vote that made me feel both exhilarated...

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    The Campaign for Biola University successfully raised $214 million to support four main categories. Here are just a few tangible examples of how...

  • Keeping the Momentum Going

    The newly launched Biola Fund will help provide a world-class education for all students

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    After five years and $214 million in donations, The Campaign for Biola University has officially come to an end. Through the generosity of Biola’s...