• Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Chris Hammons

    Dr. Chris Hammons, Professor of Government and Director of the Center for Law & Liberty, participated in two teacher’s workshops on the topic of religious liberty in America. He was part of a panel of presenters at a workshop hosted on the HBU campus on October 22, sponsored by the American Heritage Education Foundation. The panel …

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  • Hamelin Stoop: The Lost Princess and the Jewel of Periluna

    After the children’s home forgets his eighth  birthday, he runs away. As he gets farther from his home and safety, Hamelin discovers that he is being summoned by the Ancient One and that his story is part of a great struggle between worlds and  kingdoms, where the old myths of magic, evil contracts, and enslaved …

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  • The City Summer 2016

    Responding to the Nonempirical Case for Atheism

    By Hugh Ross Today, the physical and historical evidence for the existence of the God of the Bible is so extensive and compelling that unbelieving skeptics are increasingly resorting to nonempirical arguments to defend their unbelief. That is, they appeal to what we do not yet know or cannot possibly know about the universe and …

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  • Mayor Zimmerman and James Mable

    Mayor of Sugar Land and HBU alumnus shares career story

    Houston Baptist University MBA Alumnus Joe Zimmerman was elected mayor of Sugar Land, Texas, on June 11, 2016. Sugar Land is in the Houston metropolitan area and is one of the fastest-growing and most affluent cities in Texas. The 2016 estimated population of Sugar Land was 87,367. Mayor Zimmerman returned to the HBU campus on Tuesday, …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: The Accountant

    After playing Batman in two movies, Ben Affleck has chosen to play the CPA of steel who, in his civilian identity, saves farm families from the evil villains of the IRS by finding overlooked deductions; in his free time, he infiltrates drug cartels, terrorist groups, and other anti-social groups, straightens out their accounting problems, and …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Doni Wilson

    Dr. Doni M. Wilson, Professor of English in the School of Humanities, spoke at the HBU Retirees’ Association about her adventures as a columnist writing about the most popular television series in the world, Downton Abbey, and her subsequent writing about theater, music, and books. Dr. Wilson also reviewed The Alley Theatre’s current production of …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Craig Ferrell, Jr.

    Dr. Craig Ferrell, Jr., Assistant Professor of Law and Criminal Justice, was published in Police Chief Magazine. His article “Chief’s Counsel: United States v. Texas: Immigration Enforcement – Local or Federal Issue?” appears in the October 2016 issue. Read the article here. The article will be handed out during this year’s annual conference, which is …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: David Davis

    Dr. David Davis, Assistant Professor of History, was recently elected as a permanent Fellow of the Royal Historical Society for his original contributions to historical scholarship with the publication of his first two books Seeing Faith, Printing Pictures: Religious Identity during the English Reformation and more recently From Icons to Idols: Documents on the Image …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Cynthia Simpson

    Dr. Cynthia Simpson, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, Houston Baptist University, and Dr. Chad Rose, University of Missouri, presented a session titled, “Bully Prevention Through Social Skills Development” at the 2016 Council for Learning Disabilities Conference in San Antonio, Texas on October 14, 2016. The presenters expanded upon evidence indicating that social and …

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