• Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: David J. Davis

    Dr. David J. Davis, assistant professor of History, published an article, “Rapt in the Spirit: The Ritualizing of Divine Revelation in Early Modern England,” in The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Duke UP). The article is part of Dr. Davis’s larger research project on divine revelation, The Culture of Revelation in England, 1400-1700 …

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    Culture Influencers: Joshua R. Farris

    Dr. Joshua R. Farris, assistant professor of Theology, has co-authored a biographical sketch and documentary history of New England theologian and pastor Maltby Gelston with S. Mark Hamilton in the Jonathan Edwards Studies Journal. The present article represents some of the contributions made to the Edwards and New England literature in a forthcoming introduction and …

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  • Graduate Program: School of Humanities

    Submitted by Dr. Jodey Hinze, dean of the HBU School of Humanities  HBU School of Humanities As dean of the School of Humanities, I have the privilege of working with two distinct graduate degrees: the Master of Liberal Arts (MLA) and the Master of Arts in Philosophy (MAPhil). The MLA is an attractive degree for those interested in studying …

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  • “Think About It…” Podcast Schedule

    HBU Podcasts Available Free on iTunes March 5: Donna Finnie Donna Finnie is the HBU head women’s basketball coach. She was named the fifth head coach in program history in April 2013. As a native of Edinburgh, Scotland, she became the first international coach ever to be the head coach of a NCAA Division 1 basketball …

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  • Lighthouse Lab to Serve Idea Generators in HBU’s McNair Center

    The McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University will host a ribbon-cutting for the newest addition to the center, The Lighthouse Lab, at 11:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 15, in Room 204 of the Hinton Center, 7502 Fondren Road. The lab allows users to hone in on technology with a maker lab …

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  • The Founding of the College of Engineering

    Submitted by Dr. Stan Napper, founding dean of the HBU College of Engineering. Need for Engineering Graduates In the United States, approximately five to seven percent of bachelor’s degrees are awarded in fields that are based on science and technology, including engineering. In other major developed nations, approximately 40% of the undergraduate degrees are awarded …

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  • The 50 Most Dangerous Countries to Be a Christian

    Open Doors USA, which has worked for more than 60 years to help persecuted believers, has released the “World Watch List” for 2018. In it, the organization lists the 50 countries in which it is most dangerous to be a follower of Jesus Christ. Christians in these countries face punishments ranging from discrimination and arrests, to torture and execution. Let’s join in praying for …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencers: Philip Tallon

    Dr. Philip Tallon, assistant professor of Theology, presented two papers at the 2018 Wesleyan Theological Society meeting in Cleveland, Tennessee. The papers were on “The Theistic Argument from Beauty” and “The Redemption of Humor: Re-examining the Early Christian Concept of Comedy.” He also recently signed a contract for a new book with Seedbed Publishing, “The …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Levon Hayrapetyan

    Dr. Levon Hayrapetyan, professor of Business and department chair of Management, Marketing and Business, presented a paper entitled, “Random Consistency Indices for Analytic Hierarchy Process “at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines Conference held in Dallas in April, 2018. In this research, a simulation was created to generate random consistency index for …

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  • HBU College of Business Marks 40 Years of Graduate Business Education

    The Houston Baptist University Archie W. Dunham College of Business and the President’s Leadership Council commemorated “40 Years of Graduate Business Education” with a celebration dinner. Special guest Corbin Robertson, Jr., a Houston businessman and philanthropist, was the featured speaker. Dean of the Archie W. Dunham College of Business Dr. Michael Weeks said, “We are proud of the …

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