Northwestern named among best colleges to study the Bible

Northwestern College has been included on a list of “The 15 Best Colleges for Studying the Bible” by

Excellent teaching in Northwestern’s religion department is among the reasons the college has been cited as one of the best places to study the Bible.

The list names Northwestern along with such other institutions as Biola University, Gordon College and Trinity International University as outstanding schools for students who desire to study the Bible. The website says the honored colleges were picked “for their commitment to sound Christian education, their vital campus life, outstanding faculty, academic excellence and, above all, their impressive Bible curriculum.”

Northwestern, the only Iowa college selected, is commended by for staying true to its Reformed theological roots. The site credits Northwestern’s “enduring statement of faith,” “visionary commitment to biblical authority,” weekly chapel services, student-led praise-and-worship service, and “multi-denominational unity” as among the reasons the college “has been an educational gem for over 100 years.”