Recent Faculty Blog Posts

  • The Brits’ Brexit

    By Frederick Cardoza


    It’s official. Or essentially official. Sure, it’ll be contested and the process and the unfurling of the never-before-used Article 50 (the document governing agreements to leave the European Union) will take a couple of years, but with 100% of the nation reporting, the people of Great Britain have ...

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  • A Different Kind of Love Song

    By Kenneth Berding


    Today is my 30th wedding anniversary. Thirty years ago I vowed faithfulness, friendship, and my entire future to Trudi Lynn Wilson. Apart from following Christ, it was the best decision I ever made. Trudi has shown more love, compassion, and grace than I could have ever hoped for, and ...

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  • The Long Defeat and an Unfinished Sequel to "The Lord of the Rings"

    By Charlie Trimm

    Jun. 27, 2016

    As we saw in the previous two posts in this series, the long defeat was an important theme for Tolkien that continued even after the defeat of Sauron. As is well-known, Tolkien did not intend his fiction to be an allegory; unlike C. S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia, The Lord ...

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  • What Did Jesus Suffer?

    By William Lane Craig

    Jun. 24, 2016

    Dr. Craig,

    I am glad to hear that your next line of research is targeting the atonement. I have also been looking into this subject and am trying to find some answers concerning one aspect of the substitution theory, namely, Christ taking on our punishment or God's wrath. I ...

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  • What are the Top Academic Books on the Bible and Homosexuality?

    By Sean McDowell

    Jun. 22, 2016

    In my last post, I listed my top five popular books on the Bible and homosexuality. This post is designed for those who want to go deeper and explore the academic sources firsthand ...

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  • A Quote from Oswald Chambers in Sandie Weaver’s Office

    By Kenneth Berding

    Jun. 21, 2016

    Just inside the door of Sandie Weaver’s office in the lower level of Metzger Hall hangs a framed quotation from Oswald Chambers.  Sandie is the Senior Director of Financial Planning & Operations at Biola University, which means that she is on a mission to make sure Biola University carefully plans ...

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