Recent Faculty Blog Posts

  • Biola and Talbot at the Evangelical Theological Society and Society of Biblical Literature Conferences

    By The Good Book Blog

    Today

    Every year Bible scholars from around the world gather for a series of conferences about the Bible and related topics. This year the conferences are being held in San Diego, making it convenient for many Biola faculty to attend the conferences, present papers, see friends, and wander the book tables ...

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  • “English Bible” did not mean “Dumbed Down”

    By Fred Sanders

    Yesterday

    Earlier this year I noted the premiere of a new journal, the Journal of Inductive Biblical Studies.  The second issue is out now, and among the essays published there I especially enjoyed the autobiographical piece by David Bauer entitled, “My Journey with Inductive Bible Study.”

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  • What Person Led You to Faith in Christ?

    By Gary McIntosh

    Yesterday

    It was twenty-five years before church growth researcher Win Arn, building on the initial discoveries of Donald McGavran, conducted one of the largest studies of how people come to faith in Christ and to the church in the United States and Canada. Arn’s Institute for American Church Growth surveyed ...

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  • Stewardship: Spiritual Formation Assignment, Part 2

    By Charlie Trimm

    Oct. 28, 2014

    This series of posts presents several of my active assignments from the required freshman class Biblical Interpretation and Spiritual Formation. This one has the students examine their use of time and money, and usually students are surprised at the results. Here are the instructions ...

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  • Progress and Regress on the Trinity: The Book

    By Fred Sanders

    Oct. 27, 2014

    Zondervan has published select proceedings of the 2014 Los Angeles Theology Conference in a volume bearing the same title as the conference: Advancing Trinitarian Theology, edited by Oliver Crisp and Fred Sanders. Slipping into advertising mode, I was going to say “Get the book, don’t

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  • A Global Partnership ... Sometimes with Our Very Own Talbot Grads

    By Dave Talley

    Oct. 27, 2014

    One of the joys of teaching at Biola University and Talbot School of Theology is the privilege of investing in present and future church leaders who, in turn, go out and invest in the lives of others. It is the process of discipleship at its finest. As a faculty, we ...

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