McWilliams to impart wisdom at final philsophy forum

By Morgan Smith, Assistant Faith Editor OBU’s spring semester is nearing its end, but OBU’s philosophy department hopes to leave students something to contemplate during the summer. Friday, May 4, from 4-5:15 p.m., students and faculty members can attend the last philosophy forum of the semester. The topic is “Advice for Young Philosopher-Theologians,” with Dr. … Continue reading McWilliams to impart wisdom at final philsophy forum

Inklings forum celebrates literacy forefathers

By Morgan Smith, Assistant Faith Editor Many OBU students are familiar with the writings of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, but what some students may not know is the two were a part of a literary group known as the Oxford Inklings. The Oxford Inklings would gather together to share and discuss each other’s writings. Lewis … Continue reading Inklings forum celebrates literacy forefathers

Looking at Criminal Justice with a Christian worldview

By Morgan Smith, Assistant Faith Editor  (Courtesy photo/OBU PR department) Dr. Paul Donnelly spent three decades working in the criminal justice system before coming to OBU to help create a criminal justice major. He’s been a chief probation officer, a director of state agencies and has worked for correctional institutions, both public and private. “[I’ve] … Continue reading Looking at Criminal Justice with a Christian worldview

The women of Hobb’s College share their experiences

By Morgan Smith, Assistant Faith Editor  (Photo by Jonathan Soder/The Bison) The Hobb’s College of Theology and Ministry is known for educating the next generation of pastors, missionaries and theologians. In the past, ministry and theology programs have typically been male-dominated, but through the years, more and more women have entered the college. In fact, … Continue reading The women of Hobb’s College share their experiences

Students start 2018 by going to the nations

By Morgan Smith, Assistant Faith Editor   (Courtesy Photo/Kayla Thompson) Two weeks ago, OBU reopened its doors for the spring semester. Many students spent their J-term on campus taking classes, and others decided to spend their break traveling. Some OBU students, however, traveled not just for pleasure, but to share the Gospel through OBU’s J-term GO trips. This … Continue reading Students start 2018 by going to the nations