• Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Diana Severance

    On January 27, Dr. Diana Severance, director of the Dunham Bible Museum, was interviewed by Chris Arnzen on “Iron Sharpens Iron” about her book A Cord of Three Strands: Three Centuries of Christian Love Letters. The book follows the lives of men and women who served in public positions, such as soldiers, martyrs, and pastors, through …

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  • American Heritage Education Foundation

    HBU places second, American History and Western Civilization Challenge Bowl

    The Houston Baptist University team of Paul Hoyt, Jacob Phillip and Kenneth Peters were finalists in the first American History and Western Civilization Challenge Bowl, presented by the American Heritage Education Foundation, Saturday at the Doubletree-Hilton Hotel at Greenway Plaza. The Sam Houston team earned 644 points to better the 596 points earned by the …

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  • American Heritage Education Foundation

    HBU students to compete in Challenge Bowl

    The American Heritage Education Foundation, a nonprofit organization in Houston, is reviving the concept of a popular 1970s television quiz show with a college challenge bowl this month. Houston Baptist University students will compete against Texas Southern University, Texas State University, and Sam Houston State University in the American History and Western Civilization Challenge Bowl January …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Patrick Moore

    Patrick Moore, director of Instrumental Studies and Bands, presented at the Florida All-State Teacher In-service Music Education Conference in Tampa, Florida on Friday, January 13, 2017. As a result of his successful presentation, Professor Moore has been invited to present at next year’s conference. On Monday January 16, 2017, the HBU Band participated in the …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Alexandru Spatariu

    Dr. Alexandru Spatariu from Houston Baptist University with Dr. Benjamin Stewart from Universidad Autónoma De Aguascalientes have published a research article titled English Language Educators Developing Learning Networks via Technology: A Qualitative Multiple Case Study in International Journal of Education, Volume 5, Number 1. They found that the professional development opportunities of those teaching English …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Joshua Farris

    Dr. Joshua Farris‘s co-authored (w/Ryan Brandt) article has recently been accepted in the Romanian theological journal Perichoresis. Perichoresis is an english theological journal published by De Gruyter. The Journal promotes a wide variety of theological disciplines broadly focused on traditional Protestant and evangelical discussions. The article is set to publish in a special issue on …

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  • Dr. Jon Suter, Movie Man

    This Week’s Review: Live by Night

    The only film I have seen in the last two weeks is Live by Night.  I have read some of Dennis Lehane’s other novels about Florida, but I am not familiar with this one.  It is obviously a labor of love for Ben Affleck who produced, wrote, and starred in it, but it comes up short. Affleck was …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Ben C. Blackwell

    Dr. Ben C. Blackwell, assistant professor of Christianity and director of graduate theological programs, presented two papers at the joint annual meetings of the Institute of Biblical Research (IBR) and the Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) in late November. Dr Blackwell was invited by IBR to present in their plenary session which had about 700 …

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