Biblical and theological studies news

NWC has been included on a list of “The 15 Best Colleges for Studying the Bible.”

Five Northwestern faculty members will spend all or part of the 2013–14 academic year on sabbatical leaves.

Dr. John Stackhouse, an award-winning author and commentator on religion and culture, will speak in chapel on Nov. 6.

Dr. Paul Borgman, an author who specializes in biblical narrative, will speak in chapel services Oct. 8 and 9.

Janell Anema, one of the authors of “Letters to a Future Church,” will speak during Northwestern's chapel services.

NWC senior receives scholarship
Charlotte Richards, a senior religion major at Northwestern, has received a study-abroad scholarship worth $3,500.

Dr. Salim Munayer, an advocate for reconciliation in the Middle East, will be a guest speaker Aug. 28 and 29.

Northwestern will offer a new off-campus program, the Denver Urban Semester, beginning in the spring of 2013.

Northwestern College is adding a minor in Middle East studies to the academic programs it offers.

Dr. Jim Mead, professor of religion at Northwestern College, was voted Best Educator in the Northwest Iowa Review’s Reader’s Choice Awards.