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  • 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...

  • Clinton E. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Eric Oldenburg — 

    Hear from students and alumni of the Talbot-Kyiv extension.

  • The Purpose in Our Everyday Strains & Pains

    How Luther’s theology of the cross helps us see God at work in our suffering

    John McKinley — 

    Sanctification is a difficult doctrine. One complication is the way the Bible talks about sanctification both as an accomplished status, calling Christians saints who have been sanctified, and how sanctification is an ongoing, lifelong process of God’s work on the Christian.

  • Clinton E. Arnold — 

    Talbot has two extension centers — one in New York and one in Eastern Europe. Both are strategically located for significant missional impact. And both are unique in their contextual focus.

  • Podcasting Professors

    Talbot Professors Explore Faith and & Culture on ‘Think Biblically’ Podcast

    Joanna Wu — 

    Race, poverty, the LGBTQ community, theistic evolution, student culture today and church as a family — these are just some of the topics on Talbot’s new podcast, “Think Biblically: Conversations on Faith and Culture.”

  • Extension in N.Y. Celebrates 10th Anniversary

    The Feinberg Center in Brooklyn Offers Seminary Training in Messianic Jewish Studies

    Gregory Hagg — 

    The Charles L. Feinberg Center for Messianic Jewish Studies is celebrating 10 years of training Jewish and Gentile believers for Jewish ministry.