A panel of writers and scholars discuss how faith and fiction contribute to one another. The panelists share how they have been spiritually affected by reading fiction and go on to discuss how their faith plays into their own writing of fiction.
by Paul Spears, James Houston, Bruce Hindmarsh, David A Horner, and Chris Mitchell
November 26, 2013
A panel of philosophers and literary scholars discuss the works and philosophy of Lewis and the Inklings. They consider the underlying thoughts and motives behind the Inklings' ideas and writings a...
by Natasha Duquette, Ron Hansen, Bo Caldwell, Haein Park, and Lyle Smith
March 20, 2014
A panel of writers and scholars discuss how faith and fiction contribute to one another. The panelists share how they have been spiritually affected by reading fiction and go on to discuss how thei...
by Jonathan A. Anderson and Matthew Milliner
April 9, 2014
Professor Jon Anderson of Biola University is joined by Dr. Matthew Milliner of Wheaton College to discuss the place of faith in the contemporary world of art and academia. Anderson and Milliner co...
from Undergraduate Chapel: Spring 2014
by Natasha Duquette
March 31, 2014
Dr. Natasha Duquette examines the position of rest taken by Mary of Bethany. She draws on artistic and poetic representations of this rest to consider how Christians might best learn from her examp...
from 2014 CCCA Razor's Edge Conference
by Natasha Duquette, Nancy Wang Yuen, Camille Tucker, Christopher Davidson, and Brett McCracken
March 1, 2014
A panel of artists and scholars discuss the film, "12 Years a Slave." They comment on the powerful execution of the film, noting how the film did not shy away from presenting long, uncomfortable sh...
by Jessica Brown, Frederick Duquette, and Natasha Duquette
February 6, 2014
A variety of writers and scholars consider the aesthetic views of Jane Austen as demonstrated in her literary works. They explain how she engages her contemporaries' philosophical perspectives and ...
by Daniel Callis, Brent A. Ridley, Kristen Irwin, and Timothy H Pickavance
October 1, 2013
A panel from various disciples convenes to discuss art as it intersects with faith and science. The discussion centers on the work of panelist Linnea Spransy. Spransy explains some of her practice,...
from StorySlam: "With"
by Dane Sanders
October 16, 2013
As part of StorySlam: "With," author, photographer, and Biola alumnus Dane Sanders shares three key moments in his life as he dealt with the early loss of his father. Professor Trevor Gomes improvi...
by Ed Alvarez
October 16, 2013
As part of StorySlam: "With," Biola staff member Ed Alvarez shares a story from ministering in Virginia Beach. Professor Trevor Gomes improvises music in response.
from Center for Christian Thought Studio Interviews
by James K.A. Smith, Betsy A Barber, and Todd Pickett
March 28, 2014
Much of modern Christian worship cuts out human embodied life, reducing worship to information (beliefs, doctrines, or propositional truths), rather than something for the whole person, both intell...
March 28, 2014
James K.A. Smith, Betsy Barber, and Todd Pickett discuss: suspicions about psychology in Christian spirituality, ancient psychologists' insight on spiritual formation, why the body is so important ...
from CCT Conversation with Jeffrey Schwartz
by Jeffrey Schwartz
December 17, 2013
Research Psychiatrist Jeffrey Schwartz (UCLA) discusses the roots of mindfulness in ancient Buddhism, and explains how it is consistent with Christian faith.