• God’s Universe Deserves a University

    God’s Universe Deserves a University

    By Eric L. Johnson One of the most celebrated astronomers of the early scientific revolution was Johannes Kepler. Born into a Lutheran family in 1571, he became enamored by the night sky at the age of 6 when …

  • The Soul and Science:  Challenging the “Consensus”

    The Soul and Science: Challenging the “Consensus”

    By Dr. Joshua Farris Are we souls, bodies, or some combination of the two? Even raising the question anymore is met with similar responses of raising questions about current longstanding government programs. Once you have them, it is …

  • Seven Steps to Wisdom

    Seven Steps to Wisdom

    By Dr. Matthew Boyleston The following is a brief introduction to HBU’s freshman composition reader, Writing for Wisdom. This reader was put together by the English Department in order to provide our students with a truly Christian and …

  • Using Horses for Emotional Healing

    Using Horses for Emotional Healing

    By Karen Frederick, Ph.D., LPC God has put an amazing variety of animals on this earth for our help and pleasure. Most horse owners are well aware of the therapeutic value of horses. Working with horses and participating in …

  • C.S. Lewis the Psychologist

    C.S. Lewis the Psychologist

    By Louis Markos, PhD C. S. Lewis is universally hailed as the greatest Christian apologist of the twentieth century. He also continues to be highly respected as a literary critic, particularly of the Middle Ages and Renaissance, and …

  • Christianity, Mind, and Mental Health

    Christianity, Mind, and Mental Health

    By Jeffrey H. Green, PhD One of the fun parts about being dean of The Graduate School at Houston Baptist University is working with my colleagues across campus.  For example, while I am a philosopher by training, I …

  • Plucked Out of the Burning: Beowulf and Salvaging the Classics

    Plucked Out of the Burning: Beowulf and Salvaging the Classics

    “And ye were as a firebrand plucked out of the burning.”           Amos 4:11 The October 1731 edition of the London Gentleman’s Magazine reports the following: A Fire broke out in the House of …