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Summer 2019 Issue Articles

  • The Rise of Scientism

    How to Identify — and Defeat — Christianity’s Greatest Ideological Foe

    J P Moreland — 

    Ideas matter. In fact, we are largely at the mercy of our ideas. Emotions and felt needs are important as well, but while they are wonderful...

  • 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,...

  • 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 ...