Biblical and theological studies news

Twenty-two Northwestern College academic programs are listed in the 2016 edition of Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.

Northwestern College awarded grant for high school theology institute
Northwestern College has been awarded a $440,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to create “Living Your Faith,” a summer institute for high school students.

Laura Jonker, a 2015 Northwestern College graduate, has published an article in the fall 2015 issue of Christian Education Journal.

The Rev. Doug Leonard, director of Northwestern College’s Oman Semester, will speak on Christian-Muslim relations on Oct. 21 and 22.

Northwestern religion professor Dr. Michael Andres presented a lecture as part of the summer lecture series at L’Abri Fellowship.

Joan Becker, author of the book “Sentenced to Life: Mental Illness, Tragedy and Transformation,” will speak in chapel on Friday, Sept. 18.

Northwestern College religion professor John Hubers has been appointed to serve as director of the college’s global education office.

Dr. James Mead, professor of religion, has been appointed to the Marvin and Jerene DeWitt Endowed Religion Professorship.

Northwestern seniors receive faculty honors
Graduating seniors Logan Gooch and Laura Jonker received Faculty Honors during the college’s commencement exercises.

Northwestern religion professor Dr. Jackie Smallbones has recently published an article in the spring issue of Christian Education Journal.