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OT Students Present Papers on Social Justice
Students in Old Testament Hermeneutics and Exegetical Method recently gave presentations on their final course papers. This year the papers wrestled with the Old Testament’s socially oriented laws and the process for applying those laws to current discussions of social justice. Led by their professor, Dr. Ken Casillas, the students integrated exegetical research, theological analysis, interaction with key writers, and …Read More
Substance and sexual addictions are on the rise. People are coming to church struggling with pornography, opioid use, drunkenness, eating disorders, social media obsession and other destructive behaviors. How can pastors and peers give hope to those they know who are needing help from debilitating sins? This year’s CoRE Conference, “New Life: Hope and Help for an Addicted World,” will …Read More
On Thursday, October 24, Dr. Greg Mazak spoke for this semester’s Greek forum on the topic, “The Prayer of Faith Will Heal the Sick.” He exposited James 5:15 by examining the context of the passage and surveying a variety of related passages from the Old and New Testaments. Dr. Mazak introduced the topic by stating, “We can affirm the inspiration …Read More
Faculty, students, and prospective students all enjoyed the annual seminary retreat at the Wilds this last weekend. The retreat is a great way to start off the semester because it gives all who attend an opportunity to build caring, Christ-centered relationships in an informal, out-of-classroom setting. This year’s theme, “Who is Sufficient for These Things,” helped to set the tone …Read More
Theological Research Symposium
On Tuesday, October 29, BJU Seminary hosted this semester’s Theological Research Symposium. PhD student Nick Claxton presented a paper titled “The Niagara Creed: Its History, Theology, and Relevance,” and Dr. Mark Sidwell provided the response. Then PhD student Jared Garcia presented a paper titled “Ecclesiastical Unity in Johannine Literature: A Survey of the Church Unity Motif in John’s Gospel and …Read More
Preview Day, November 11-12
The Stewart Custer Lecture Series provides a great opportunity for those who are interested in BJU Seminary to get a specialized visit to campus. The lecture series, which honors one of our most celebrated scholars, the late Dr. Stewart Custer, promotes scholarship in service of the church. Each fall for the lecture series, BJU seminary invites to campus a published …Read More