Biblical and theological studies news

The Rev. David Bast, president and broadcast minister of Words of Hope, will speak in chapel April 15 and 16.

Northwestern adds new minor
Northwestern has added a minor in Christian community development to the academic programs it offers.

Twenty of Northwestern College’s academic programs are listed in Rugg’s Recommendations on the Colleges.

NWC has been included on a list of “The 15 Best Colleges for Studying the Bible.”

Five Northwestern faculty members will spend all or part of the 2013–14 academic year on sabbatical leaves.

Dr. John Stackhouse, an award-winning author and commentator on religion and culture, will speak in chapel on Nov. 6.

Dr. Paul Borgman, an author who specializes in biblical narrative, will speak in chapel services Oct. 8 and 9.

Janell Anema, one of the authors of “Letters to a Future Church,” will speak during Northwestern's chapel services.

NWC senior receives scholarship
Charlotte Richards, a senior religion major at Northwestern, has received a study-abroad scholarship worth $3,500.

Dr. Salim Munayer, an advocate for reconciliation in the Middle East, will be a guest speaker Aug. 28 and 29.