• Rendering

    “THE PILLARS” at HBU HBU’s Major Development Initiative Underway

    Houston Baptist University has engaged in the first stage of a long-term initiative to increase the University’s enrollment and to modernize and expand its campus facilities. The initiative, which was formalized in the campus master plan, includes the redevelopment of a commercial property along Southwest Freeway to create an innovative “university village” mixed-use development. The …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: The Huntsman: Winter’s War and The Jungle Book

    I started the weekend of April 23 with two films; I am still behind on new releases, but I may have to devote more time to fine tuning my final examinations. Student scores have been much too high lately and it’s time to remind them of life’s challenges. I began with The Huntsman: Winter’s War …

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  • Eramus

    To the sources, to the future! Conference explores issues surrounding Erasmus’ Bible

    2016 is an important year in Christian studies, marking the 500th anniversary of the first publication of the Greek New Testament by Erasmus. A leading Renaissance scholar, Erasmus encouraged Christians to go back to the original source of Christian teaching, the Greek New Testament. Throughout the middle ages, the Scriptures were primarily found in Latin, …

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  • The Pillars

    Hall of Fame Scholarship Winner

    Lesley Barnes was awarded the Stewart Morris Scholarship at a luncheon and black tie event by the Texas Business Hall of Fame. The scholarship is a $15,000 award for graduate study. Lesley is one of HBU’s top performing MBA students. She is pictured here with Dr. Michael Weeks, HBU’s dean of the Archie W. Dunham …

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  • Hammons Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Dr. Chris Hammons

    DR. CHRIS HAMMONS, director of Center for Law & Liberty, was the featured scholar at a workshop for high school government teachers in Midland, Texas in September. The workshop was on the Constitution and Executive Power and was conducted by the Bill of Rights Institute (Arlington, VA) in conjunction with HBU’s Center for Law & …

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  • The City Winter 2015

    The Fool Says in His Heart, “ There is no God”: Atheism in the Bible and in Late Antiquity

    By Craig A. Evans The Bible is nothing if not a small library of books very much focused on God. God is presented as the Creator of the Universe, the architect of the planet earth — humanity ’s home — and of humanity itself. In the Bible God has revealed his character, his law, his …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: The Jungle Book

    Bad weather and other aggravations kept me away from the theaters on the weekend of April 16.  Had I ventured out, I would have headed for The Jungle Book and Criminal.  The trailers for the second one make me suspect that it is a variation of the Philip K. Dick story we know as Total Recall,  so that film is …

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  • The Pillars

    Marking 25 Seasons at HBU

    The 2015-16 academic year marked the 25th seasons for two staples of HBU Athletics, head coaches Ron Cottrell (men’s basketball) and Mary-Ellen Hall (softball). “It is very rare at the Division I level of college athletics today to have the kind of longevity that both Coach Cottrell and Coach Hall have had here,” HBU Director …

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  • Tallon Culture Influencer

    Culture Influencers: Dr. Philip Tallon

    DR. PHILIP TALLON, assistant professor of Theology, recently spoke at the New Room Conference in Franklin, TN, a gathering for evangelical pastors and theologians in the Wesleyan tradition. His presentation was titled “A Vision for Catechesis for Confirmation to College.” He also spoke at the conference about his book, The Absolute Basics of the Christian …

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