• Alumni Grad Group

    Alumni Association Hosts Christmas Commencement Celebration

    Dr. and Mrs. Sloan, along with the Alumni Board of Directors and staff, hosted a Christmas Commencement Celebration for the 2015 December graduates to welcome them as the newest members of the Alumni Association and to introduce them to their fellow alumni.  The HBU Alumni Board of Director’s Chair, Rachel David BA ’09 shared her …

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  • The City Winter 2015

    What Is Wrong with the New Atheism?

    By Robert B. Stewart The “New Atheists” are the rock stars of the unbelieving world. Their books are New York Times bestsellers. The y are the speakers that secular masses pine over. So what is the New Atheism? “ The New Atheism” is a term coined by Gar y Wolf in his red  magazine article, …

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  • The City Winter 2015

    The Classic Design Argument for God’s Existence

    By Melissa Cain Travis Is the design argument for the existence of God obsolete ? Many claim so, and the alleged demise is often traced back to the philosophy of David Hume, whose 1779  Dialogues Concerning  Natural  Religion excoriated  natural  theology. Agnostic philosopher of science Michael Ruse has remarked that when it comes to the …

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  • What Jesus’ Enemies Said About Him

    Historical Jesus research focuses on what we can know about Jesus with reasonable certainty and apart from faith. Stated another way, if one does not assume that the New Testament deserves a privileged position as God’s Word and approaches it historically as one would approach other ancient literature, such as Plutarch’s Lives and Suetonius’ Twelve …

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  • Turning the Other Cheek: A Non-Intuitive Command

    n the latter half of the second century CE, c. 175, a Platonist philosopher named Celsus wrote a critique of Christianity titled The True Word (Logos Alēsē). We do not known how widely it circulated, but several decades later the Christian philosopher-theologian Origen of Alexandria embraced the challenge of refuting the work’s claims. Origen’s Contra …

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  • The City Winter 2015

    Anatomy of Unbelief

    By Louis Markos In  Screwtape  Letters  #13, senior devil  Screwtape responds to the fears of his nephew and junior tempter, Wormwood, over the sudden, unexpected repentance, renewal, and re- conversion of his human patient. Wormwood feels sure that he has lost his prey, but Screwtape counsels him to do all he can to prevent his …

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  • HBU's Hinton Center

    HBU Announces Archie W. Dunham College of Business

    Media Contact: Clay Porter, 281-649-3467 Houston Baptist University announced it has received a $15 million gift from well-known Christian business executive Archie W. Dunham and his wife Linda. The gift represents the largest single gift in the University’s history and will fund scholarships, provide assistance for the Dunham Bible Museum, and result in the naming of …

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  • Dr. Craig Evans named the John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins at Houston Baptist University

    Houston Baptist University is pleased to announce that internationally known and respected New Testament scholar, apologist, and author, Dr. Craig A. Evans, will join the faculty as the John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins beginning January 1, 2016. Dr. Evans is one of the foremost scholars alive today in the study of the historical …

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  • Three Religious Institutions Appeal to Supreme Court, Say They Will Fight to Protect Their Faith

    Former Hobby Lobby attorneys appeal HHS Mandate on behalf of prominent religious schools forced to violate faith or pay millions in IRS fines For Immediate Release: July 08, 2015 Media Contact: Clay Porter, cporter@hbu.edu, 281-649-3467 Washington, D.C. – Today two private universities and a seminary are asking the Supreme Court to protect them from millions …

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