Mar. 20, 2018
When Jesus’ disciples asked him for instruction in prayer, he told them to begin, “Our Father in heaven.” As the Heidelberg Catechism points out (questions 120 and 121), there’s a tension built in to that opening gambit: “Father” indicates that God is like us in
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Mar. 11, 2018
In the February 1918 issue of Biola’s magazine The King’s Business, editor-in-chief R. A. Torrey published a piece called “Evolution Discredited Again.” By 1918 it didn’t take much for Torrey to critique evolution: his science professors at Yale back in the 1870s had treated Darwinism as empirically ...
Mar. 8, 2018
Madeline L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time was published in 1962. A few years ago, several Torrey professors had a panel discussion about this strange book that had stayed in print for 50 years, finding new audiences all the time. Now that the Ava DuVernay-directed Disney
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Feb. 20, 2018
J.P. Moreland endorses Lydia McGrew's latest scholarship where she argues for the historicity of the Gospels and Acts.
Feb. 19, 2018
Now that Biola’s magazine The King’s Business is all digitally available online (hurrah!), I’ve begun a leisurely reading program, going through the Bible Institute’s history on a 100-year delay. The magazine began in 1910, and by 1918 it was under R.A. Torrey’s editorial hand ...
Feb. 11, 2018
A few years ago I was looking for paintings to use as background images for a lecture. I wanted some biblical imagery that featured scenery over characters, added some beauty and atmosphere without taking over, and was all by one artist so that there weren’t
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Research Professor of Philosophy
Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Ethics
Professor of New Testament Language and Literature
Professor of Christian Education and Theology
Torrey Honors Institute
Christian Apologetics Faculty
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Associate Professor of Education
Professor of History and Middle Eastern Studies
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Assistant Professor of Medieval Literature
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