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  • The Disappearance of Moral Knowledge

    Exploring Dallas Willard’s parting diagnosis of our cultural moment

    Steve Porter — 

    Perhaps it goes without saying that we live in a time of moral bewilderment. Similar to the time of Isaiah, persons can easily call evil good and...

  • Clint Arnold — 

    When a crisis or a tense situation of interpersonal conflict emerges, I sometimes hear fellow Christians say, “This feels like spiritual warfare.”...

  • Equipping People to Do Ministry Monday Through Friday

    Talbot’s Center for Faith, Work and Economics resources local churches to transform how we think about work, ministry & calling

    Helen Mitchell — 

    Talbot’s Center for Faith, Work and Economics resources local churches to transform how we think about work, ministry and calling.

  • Ryan Peterson, Rob Price — 

    This fall, Talbot will launch a new program: the Master of Arts with a focus in Classical Theology (MACT). The MACT is a 36-credit, residential,...

  • Joanna Wu — 

    Biola celebrated an important milestone this spring in its ongoing efforts to partner with and support local Hispanic ministry leaders. In March,...

  • Tom Finley — 

    Richard Rigsby, professor emeritus of Old Testament and Semitics and former director of the Talbot/Bible Lands program, passed away on Dec. 3,...

  • Faculty Profile: Betsy Barber

    Associate Professor of Spiritual Formation and Psychology

    Jeanette Pifer — 

    Betsy Barber is a professor and associate director of Talbot School of Theology’s Institute for Spiritual Formation. She is a licensed clinical...

  • Book Excerpt: What will we do in the eternal state?

    Excerpt from ’40 Questions About Heaven and Hell,’ by Alan W. Gomes

    Alan Gomes — 

    Sitting on a heavenly cloud, strumming a golden harp or polishing a halo. An interminable church service, where people sing psalms without respite....

  • Shelf Life

    Recent publications from our very own Talbot faculty.

    John Coe, Craig Hazen, J. P. Moreland, Jeanette Pifer, Kyle Strobel — 

    Faith As Participation: An Exegetical Study of Some Key Pauline Texts Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen Zum Neuen Testament Jeanette Hagen Pifer...

  • Alumni Profile

    A Faith at Work: Helen Mitchell (M.A. ’09, M.A. ’15) believes that work — both inside and outside the church — matters

    Joanna Wu — 

    Helen Mitchell (M.A. ’09, M.A. ’15), believes that work — both inside and outside the church — matters.

  • Best of the Blog

    Paul's Name Change

    Gary Manning Jr — 

    Did Saul change his name to Paul when he became a follower of Jesus? This seems to be a common opinion among Christians. Shortly before the movie ...

  • What Every Church Needs to Know About Generation Z

    A landmark new study from Biola and Talbot alumni offers key findings about the next generation

    Octavio Esqueda — 

    You’ve heard all about millennials. But what about the generation coming right behind them? Gen Z, born between 1999 and 2015, is beginning to...

  • Gen Z’s Sense of Self and the Gospel

    Considerations for Fostering Christian Identity

    Ryan Peterson — 

    Barna Group recently partnered with Impact 360 Institute in conducting an extensive study on the beliefs, attitudes and actions of American...

  • Clint Arnold — 

    In my 30-plus years of teaching the New Testament, I have developed a great fondness and respect for the theology of the Apostle Paul. His...

  • World-Renowned Danish Artists Transform Calvary Chapel

    Peter Brandes and Maja Lisa Engelhardt transform sacred space with original sculptures and stained-glass windows

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    World-renowned Danish artists Peter Brandes and Maja Lisa Engelhardt, who have been in large part responsible for a renaissance in Danish church...

  • Talbot Magazine Staff — 

    Edward M. Curtis and Walter Russell, two long-time faculty at Talbot School of Theology, retired earlier this year. Curtis, who has served as a...

  • Talbot Magazine Staff — 

    In the fall of 2017, Talbot launched the first of its fully online programs: M.A. Bible Exposition M.A. New Testament M.A. Theology Certificate...

  • Rob Price — 

    In the fall of 2019, Talbot will offer a Master of Arts with a focus on Classical Theology. The MACT is a 36-credit, residential, great-books...

  • Faculty Profile: Scott Rae

    Professor of Christian Ethics

    Jeanette Pifer — 

    Scott Rae, professor of Christian ethics and Talbot’s dean of faculty, was recently appointed at Biola University as the senior advisor to the...

  • Biola LEARN

    Learn Online — At Your Own Pace

    Andrew Yee — 

    The mission of Biola University from its inception has always been to train everyday people to impact the world for Christ in all their situations...

  • Book Excerpt: Work & Calling in the Bible

    Excerpt adapted from ‘Moral Choices: An Introduction to Ethics,’ by Scott B. Rae

    Scott Rae — 

    The Bible not only has much to say about money and possessions, but it also addresses the subject of work in substantial detail. Work has intrinsic...

  • Shelf Life

    Recent publications from our very own Talbot faculty.

    Gary McIntosh, J. P. Moreland, Charlie Trimm, Michael Wilkins — 

    "Scientism and Secularism"; "Fighting for the King and the Gods"; "Building the Body"; "In His Image"

  • Alumni Profile

    Talbot Student Presents Paper at Philosophical Gathering — on Video Games

    Joanna Wu — 

    Daniel Vargas Jr. (M.A. ’18) argues how video games can be used for moral formation

  • Best of the Blog

    Getting Clear About Tolerance

    David Horner — 

    Tolerance has become the only absolute virtue in our society: Thou shalt be tolerant (and, of course, thou shalt not tolerate anyone who isn’t)....

  • Rejoicing in the Grace of God

    Talbot-Kyiv Extension Reaches the Slavic World

    Mark Saucy — 

    The Talbot-Kyiv Extension celebrates more than a decade of ministry in Ukraine, providing theological training to leaders and scholars in the church of Eurasia.