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For more than a quarter of a century, the Bible Institute h a s stood for the proclamation of the gospel tha t "Jesus Saves," and for the training of messengers tha t carry that gospel. . And from the halls of B:ola, the heart of a g rea t missionary energy, students have gone, and continue to go, to th© uttermost part of the earth to make Christ known.

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STATEMENT OF FAITH

We be lieve and teach That'the Bible, consisting of a ll the books of the Old and New Testaments, is the Word of God, a supernaturally given revelation without error or misstatement in moral and spiritual teach ings and . record of historical facts. That there is one God, e ternally existing and manifesting Himself to us in three Per­ sons—Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. That our Lord Jesus w as supernaturally conceived by the Power of the Holy Spirit, born of a virgin, lived and taugh t and wrought mighty works and wonders and signs exactly a s is recorded in the four Gospels, w as pu t to dea th by crucifixion under Pontius Pilate, w as ra ised from the d ead in the body tha t h ad b een nailed to the cross, now sits a t the Father's right hand from whence He is comirig ag a in to this earth, personally, bodily, an d visibly, in which God's purposes of grace toward mankind will find their consummation. That in His pi;e-existent sta te He w as with God and w as God,_ and of His own choice la id a s ide His divine glory an d took upon Himself the form of a servan t and was made in the likeness of men. That He becam e in every respect a rea l man, possessed of a ll the essen tia l character­ istics of human nature. That by His dea th upon the cross, the Lord Jesus made a perfect atonement for sin,, redeem ing us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse in our place. That the Holy Spirit is a Person, is God, and is possessed of a ll the distinctively divine attributes. That m an w as c rea ted in the image of God, bu t the whole human race fell in the sin . of the first Adam, and ap a r t from Christ is spiritually d ead and lost. That men a re justified on the simple and single ground of the shed blood of Christ and upon the simple and single condition of faith in Him who shed the blood,, and are born ag a in by the. Holy Spirit, through the instrumentality of the Word of God. That a ll those who receive Jesus Christ a s their Saviour a n d their Lord, and who con­ fess Him a s such before their fellow men become heirs of God and joint-heirs with Jesus Christ and a t dea th their spirits depa rt to b e with Christ-in conscious b lessed ­ ness, and a t the second coming of Christ their bod ies shall b e ra ised and trans­ formed into the likeness of the body of His Glory. That all those who persistently reject Jesus Christ in the presen t life shall b e ra ised from the d e ad a n d throughout eternity exist in a sta te of conscious and endless torment. That the Church consists of a ll those who, in this presen t dispensation, truly believe on .Jesus Christ, a n d is the body and bride of Christ, which Christ lov e s .and for which He h a s given Himself. That there is a personal devil, a b e ing of g rea t cunning who can exert vast power only so far as God suffers him to do so, and who shall3ultim ately b e cas t into the lake of fire and brimstone. . , —Abridged. Every member of the Board of Trustees and every teacher is required to sign the unabridged form of this statement of faith the first of every school year.

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In 1906 a young men's Bible class w as organized in the Immanuel Presbyterian Church by fíev. T. C. Horton, Bible teacher of the church. This class soon took on larger proportions and was nam ed "The Fishermen's Club." A short time la te r Mr. D. H. Steele, a n e lder of the sam e church and m anage r of a department store, re­ quested Mrs. Horton to open a Bible class for the young women of his store, offering a large room for the purpose. The class grew to large numbers by the coming in of young .women from other stores, and was named "The Lyceum Club." From such young people the first students of the Bible Institute were recruited. • In the Fall of 1907, Mr. Horton secured the cooperation of Rev. A. B. Pritchard, pastor of Central Presbyterian Church, and some d ay c lasses were held in the lecture" room of tha t church. It soon becam e clea r tha t a building w as needed , and several weeks were spen t in search of proper quarters. A location was secured on South Main Street, not an idea l location, bu t the best then offered. Jpn February 25, 1908, a meeting was called to effect a -permanent organization. At this meeting the following persons were elected a s officers: Lyman Stewart, Presi­ dent; A. B. Pritchard, Vice-President; T. C. Horton, Superintendent; R. A. Hadden, Associate Superintendent; B. C. Atterbury, Secretary; and Leon V. Shaw, Treasurer! There w as a rap id development of the school. Messrs. Hortpn, Hadden, and Pritchard formed the Faculty and took up the teach ing work. From the beginning, the school w as evangelistic in character. Shop meetings were taken over and conducted, Bible Women's work was qrganizéd, a work among Jews, was commenced, as was also Spanish Mission work and work among the men of the oil fields, and Extension classes w ere organized in the city and surrounding towns. _ I h &e Board of Directors decided upon a n advance movement and called Dr. R. A. Torrey a s Dean. Dr. Torrey en tered upon his duties in January, 1912. In order to meet the en larging needs and to provide a more suitab le and perma­ nen t home for the school, a new sité w as purchased a t Sixth and Hope Streets and a building was put up, ground for which w as broken on June 22, 1912, and the building w as ded ica ted the following year. Dr. Torrey continued as Dean until 1924 when he ag a in en tered the evangelistic field. Owing to the growth of the school a n d . the increase of responsibility thereby entaiied, a reorganization w as effected and the work divided: a President to care for the administrative aspect, and a Dean to hand le the educational phases , working under the Board of Trustees. Dr. Louis T. Talbot is the present President of the school and Dr. S. H. Sutherland, Dean. Legally known as The Bible Institute of Los Angeles, Incorporated, this institution —with true p ioneer spirit—h a s taken forward steps in the field of Christian education by strengthening its courses materially. In 1936 the Institute app lied for and received State authorization for the conferring of certain degrees. Three four-year courses were then organized lead ing to the degrees of Bachelor of Theology, Bachelor of Christian Education, and Bachelor of Sacred Music. In 1943, under a u&ority of the State of California, the Board of Trustees of the Bible Institute of Los Angeles estab lished the Bible Theological Seminary of Los Angeles. This move w as made in order to provide proper recognition for those stu­ dents who a re doing work of sem inary level. This expansion does not m ean any d e p a r tu re .from the theological a n d spiritual s tandards of this institution. The statement of faith to which the founders of the school subscribed is still rigidly adhered to in every detail. (See p ag e 3 )

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'Our Bible Institute was conceived in prayer, founded by faith, and established through sacrifice .......................... "

— Lyman Stewart.

R. A. Torrey, -world-renowned evangelist, Bible teacher, and author, becam e Dean of the Bible In­ stitute of Los Angeles in 1912. In 1915, -when the Church of the Open Door w as organized, Dr. Torrey becam e its first pastor. He served in this twofold capacity until his resignation in 1924.

R. A. TORREY T. C. Horton, one of the founders of BIOLA, held the office of Superintendent until 1925. He w as the first editor of The King's Business, and the organizer of the Fishermen Clubs. The various home missionary activities of the Institute were largely the outgrowth of his intense missionary zeal.

T. C. HORTON

Lyman Stewart, cofounder with Mr. Horton of BIOLA, becam e its first President, holding tha t office until his dea th in 1923. He gave largely and sacrificially of his means , not only to BIOLA, bu t to many other worthy enterprises. The Bible Institute in Changsha, Hunan, China, w as founded largely through his interest and gifts.

LYMAN STEWART

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LOUIS T. TALBOT President

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION LOUIS T. TALBOT, D.D., President RAY MYERS, Chairman of Board JAMES R. ALLDER, Business Manager HARRY HILKER, Secretary to the Board

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

JAMES R. ALLDER BRYSON E. BUFF HARRY HILKER

RAY MYERS DANIEL ROSE MRS. LYMAN M. STEWART

LOUIS T. TALBOT

SAMUEL H. SUTHERLAND Dean

EDUCATIONAL ADMINISTRATION

..........................................................Dean . .Registrar and Secretary ol Faculty ................. Superintendent of Women ...................... .Superintendent of Aien . ................... .Medical Director Assistant Superintendent of Women ........................................... ; .Librarian

SAMUEL H. SUTHERLAND OLIVE B. TAYLOR.............. MATILDA L. BOEHMER... WALTER R. HALE............... LEONIE V. SOUBIROU... RUTH G. ENDER.................. IONE LOWMAN..................

PAUL R. BAUMAN C. R ICHARD H ILLIS LEW IS H. HUMPHREY ELIZABETH M O RG AN BERNARD RAMM

MAT ILDA L. BOEHMER G O R DO N E. HOOKER CL IFFORD E. LARSON G LADW YN N. N IC H O L S LEO N IE V. SOUB IROU

RUTH G. ENDER MARTHA S HOOKER IO N E LOW M AN LEVI B. O LSON SAMUEL H. SUTHERLAND

WALTER R. HALE JO H N A. HUBBARD r e i d M c C u l l o u g h BERTHA PENTNEY OL IVE B. TAYLOR

FACULTY

PAUL R. BAUMAN, A.B., Th.B., D.D............................................. Theology and Apologetics RUTH G. ENDER, A.B........................................................................ Spanish, Public Speaking C. RICHARD HILLIS. ............................................................. ............................................. Missions MARTHA S. HOOKER, A.B....................... .................................................. Christian Education GORDON E. HOOKER, D.S.M.............................................................................................. Music JOHN A. HUBBARD, D.D....................... .................................................................. English Bible LEWIS H. HUMPHREY, B.S., Th.M.............................................. • .Practical Christian Work CLIFFORD E LARSON, B.D......... ' .................. .,................. ......................... Christian Education IONE LOWMAN, B.S., M.S., Ph.D.............................................................................. Apologetics REID McCULLOUGH, A.B., B.D„ D.D........................................................ Biblical Languages ELIZABETH MORGAN, B.S., Mus. Ed................... .............................................................. Music GLADWYN N. NICHOLS........................•............................................................................... Music LEVI B. OLSON........................................................................................................................ Music BERTHA PENTNEY, A.B........................................................................................................ English BERNARD RAMM, A.B., B.D.................................................... English Bible and Apologetics LEONIE V. SOUBIROU, R.N., M.A......................... ..................................... Missionary Medical SAMUEL H. SUTHERLAND, A.B., Th.B., D.D...................................................... English Bible

INSTRUCTORS

-^E. FORREST BOYD, M.D.............................................................................. Orientation:' Medico FORREST BOYD, JR., M.D............................................................................................. Medicine CATHERINE K. BRIGNALL, Mus.B........................................................................................ Piano 'HiOY REID BRIGNALL, B.A., M.A., Mus.D., L.T.C.L., M.R.S.T........................... Piano, Organ .^RAY CRITTENDEN, M.M., Mus. D.............................. '. ...................................................... Voice $ HARRY D. EARL, M.D., M.Sc.............................■............................... Ana tom y and Physiology -^LOUISE ARNOLD FORD, Mus. B.......................................................................................... Piano -JRUTH GARDNER, R.N., P.H.N.................................................................. Public Health Nursing ■CJEAN HILL, A.R.C..................................................................................................... ........... Fust A id MCLYDE J. KENNEDY, A.B., Th.B...................................................................... History, Homiletics «DOROTHY- THOMPSON KING................: ...................................................... Piano Accordion T i . VERNON McGEE, A.B., B.D., Th.M., Th.D.. . : ........, ......................... .................. Homiletics J ALICE KAYE McMICHAEL......................................... Organ ^CHARLES MAYES, A.B........................................................ ......... ..................... Public Speaking •^NORMAN NELSON, M.D., D.P.H..................... ................................. Communicable Diseases --JEANNE ODELLE, B.A.................................................................................... Laboratory Science Vj. ARTHUR RAINS, A.B.......................................................................... Voice i^HENRY A. SMITH, B.S., M.D.................................. . . . . I . . . : . , . .Tropical Diseases «^OHN B. TROWBRIDGE, Ph.B., Mus.B., M.A., D.S.M........................... ..................... , . . .Voice -HOREN WHITNEY............................................... ......................... ........... .. .Hammond Organ

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THE OBJECT OF THE INSTITUTE The Bible Institute is primarily a training school which seeks to equ ip its students with a thorough knowledge _of the Bible, to train them in its effective use in any form of Christian activity, and to foster the development of the spiritual life a n d .character of the student. The Institute aims to send forth men and women who express through their lives a t leas t the following characteristics: 1. Genuine and thorough consecration. 2. Christlike love for men and a desire for their salvation. 3. A comprehensive, knowledge of the Word of God, with ability to u se it in lead ing men to Christ, and with wisdom to teach it to believers that they may grow in grace. 4. Untiring energy and willingness to "endure hardness" as good soldiers of Jesus Christ. STANDARDS OF CONDUCT The standa rd of conduct of a Bible Institute student is expected to b e the highest Christian standard , and the rule by which he lives, the conscious striving for God's approval and the conscious protection of his Christian testimony. Specifically, there a re certain practices which are contrary to the standards of the Bible Institute, and from which, therefore, a ll students a re to rqfcgin a s long as they remain students: the use of alcoholic liquor and tobacco in ’ari^'fbrm, a ttendance a t theaters, dancing, card playing, and gambling in any form. 5. The ability to live and cooperate with fellow Christians. 6. Enduement with povrer by the filling with the Holy Spirit. RESIDENCE REQUIREMENTS All students must live in the Institute Dormitory during the course of their training, with certain possible exceptions as follows: 1. The privilege of outside residence is g ran ted to married students with children, ■or in case either hu sband or wife is not enrolled. 2. If the home of the student is within the Los Angeles metropolitan a re a and it should otherwise b e impossible to attend, he m ay enter the Institute and re­ side a t home for half the duration of his course. 3. If employment of a man requ ires outside residence this may b e g ran ted by vote of the Faculty. This privilege is not g ran ted to women. 4. Should other circumstances exist whereby it is clearly not feasible for the stu­ dent to reside in the Institute, special permission to live elsewhere may b e ob­ ta ined from the Faculty. Rooms are furnished, heated , lighted, an d supp lied with running water, hot and cold. The Institute supplies linen and launders the same. Students, take care of their own rooms. A deposit of $10.00 is required to hold a dormitory room. This amount will be app lied on room rent when the room is occupied, or refunded if notice of change of plans is given one month before the opening d a te of the semester for which reserva­ tion has been made.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION In order to maintain the best physical fitness for school work, each student should spend a t leas t two hours per week in outdoor exercise. The California State Law exempts from compulsion students over 25 yea rs of ag e and married students. All other students a re required to comply with this hea lth provision. , RECREATIONAL FACILITIES The nearness of city playgrounds makes possible group sports out of doors, and the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. furnish opportunity for indoor exercise and organized games. A number of city parks have picnic equipment,, and the beaches are within an hour's ride. . Recreation combined with education may b e found in trips to places of interest in the Los Angeles area , such a s Exposition Park Museum, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Griffith Observatory, Huntington Library, Mt. Wilson Observatory, the Palestine Ex­ hibit, and Southwest Museum. SUMMER SCHOOL A six-weeks Summer School from the middle of June to the end of July is con­ ducted each year. A maximum of 6 semester credits m ay b e ea rn ed during the summer session to lighten the winter schedule or to decrease the time in residence. C lasses a re taugh t by the regu la r Biola faculty. Dormitory accommodations are ava ilab le for a ll students. BIBLE CORRESPONDENCE COURSES The Bible Institute of Los Angeles offers to men and women throughout the world the opportunity of obtaining a working knowledge of the Bible through its several comprehensive, systematic, and inexpensive courses. The courses, printed in loose-leaf form, making the lessons ad ap ta b lé for indi­ vidual or class use, are designed for the purpose of causing the student to see for himself the clea r teach ing of the Word of God.on the subjects studied. Several courses offer credit for residential study a t the Institute's Day School. Send for free Prospectus describing in detail a ll of our courses. Address: The Correspondence School. EVENING SCHOOL The Evening School meets the need of the Christian who finds Day School a ttend ­ ance impossible. Sunday School workers, and all others who take seriously their most effective witness for Jesus Christ, find a va luab le training here. The courses offered a re a pa rt of the Day School curriculum, and a re taugh t by regu lar members of the Faculty. Full Day School credit is allowed for each subject taken. Certain courses lead to the Evangelical Teacher Training Certificate. In response to popu lar demand for proper recognition of the work accomplished in the Evening School, a p lan has been completed whereby a suitable diploma will be aw arded for completion of the three-year course. This course will consist of eighteen units of Bible subjects, ten units of Bible-related subjects and eight units of elective courses. ALUMNI ASSOCIATION The Alumni Association of the Bible Institute, and Bible Theological Seminary of Los Angeles consists of all students who have been g radu a ted from any of . the courses offered. Its associate membership comprises all students who have., been regularly enrolled for one or more semesters of study. . L-L..,,.,,,. The purpose of the Alumni Association is to preserve the spirit of Biola fellowship through the years , and to serve the Institute b y advertising, by distribution of.iitgjgj- ture, and by the undertaking of such projects a s require unified support. The business of the Association is carried on by officers elected a t the annua l Homecoming a t Commencement time. The officers for the current y e a r are: Ralph J. Colburn, '40, President; Leslie Smith, '22, Vice President; Connie Versluys, '41, Treasurer; G ladys Erickson, '34, Secretary.

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FEES—ALL STUDENTS

$10.00 Registration fee 6.00 Student Benefit fee 5.00 Departure card deposit .50 Room key deposit

FEES—SPECIAL $ 5.00 Late registration fee charged to ,a l l students who complete their reg istra­ tion after opening registration days. 5.00 Auditors' fee for those enrolling as auditors. (This fee is waived for re­ turned missionaries.) .50 Examination fee for examination taken outside regu lar schedule.

4.00 Diploma fee for Irstitu te courses. 5.00 Diploma fee for Seminary courses.

DORMITORY*

$19.00 pe r month for single room 12.50 per month each, for double room. 1.00 pe r d ay for boa rd in Institute Dining Room.

New students a re requ ired to make, a t the time of registration, a deposit of $100.00 on room and board, or a minimum of $50.00 with an under­ writer's card. An advance deposit of $10.00 is required for a dormitory room. (See p ag e 10.) Returning students a re required to make, a t the time of registration, a deposit of $50.00 on room and board, or a minimum of $25.00 with an underwriter's card. An advance deposit of $10.00 is requ ired to hold a dormitory room through the summer. The registration fee takes care of such expenses a s the main tenance of the Stu­ den t Employment Bureau, Hospital Fund, and the service of the School Nurse in cases no t requiring hospital care. When a student must go to a hospital, the school will defray the charge for room a n d boa rd in one of the b e s t hospitals in the city, to an amount not exceeding $80.00. MUSIC LESSONS* $30.00 pe r semester (15 30-minute lessons) for voice and instruments other than organ. $37.50 pe r semester (15 30-minute lessons) for organ. $45.00 per semester (15 30-minute lessons) for certain advanced instruction. Full payment in advance entitles the student to 16 lessons. STUDENT EMPLOYMENT The Institute maintains an employment office for the benefit of students need ing part-time work in order to defray expenses. While this provision does not gua ran tee employment, the Employment Secretary makes an honest effort to place every needy Student a s the Lord makes openings possible. The studen t who finds it necessary to work for the entire amount of his living expenses should p lan on extending the time to complete his course. Prices subject to change.

Academic JfntfwmatieH ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

All applicants for admission to the Bible Institute of Los Angeles should be b e ­ tween the age of 18 and 45, of a t leas t one yea r 's Christian experience, and well recommended by three referees. Prospective students should write to the Superintendent of Men or Women re­ spectively, enclosing the application included in this cata log (see pp. 37-38) or re­ questing application blanks. Uniform reference blanks will b e sen t for three refer­ ences, also a form for the medical examination. Those desiring to enroll in any of the courses lead ing to a degree must hold a high school diploma, and have 8 recommended units as follows: 2 units of English; 3 units of social science; 2 of language ; 1 of science. Students entering the Institute must beg in work a t the beg inn ing of a semester, either in September or January, preferably in September. All applications for adm is­ sion should b e in .the hands of the Superintendents not la te r than two weeks before the opening of the semester. Students are accep ted on trial, and if for any reason they a re found unadap ted for Christian work, they may be a sked to w ithdraw a t any time. ADVANCED STANDING Students who have b een enrolled in another Bible Institute, college, or seminary, may app ly for advanced standing. The Registrar will eva lua te such work on the basis of equivalency. Credit may b e gran ted only a t the discretion of the teacher of the subject in­ volved, on the b as is of a personal interview with the student and an examination if the instructor deems it necessary . Credit is to be app lied for a t beg inn ing of a semester and must b e c lea red by mid-term of tha t semester. This app lies to work covered by correspondence. Minimum requirements for graduation are : one y e a r of resident work, one semes­ ter’s residence in the building, and nine hours per semester of. classroom work. CLASSIFICATION OF STUDENTS 1. Regular—Those who have met full requirements for admission and who carry a prescribed schedule looking forward to graduation. Regular students a re further classified as to their course of study: Institute students, who are looking forward to graduation from a 3-year diploma course, and Theological Seminary students,'who have qualified for a four-year course leading to a degree. 2. Special—Those who present reasons satisfactory to the faculty are privileged to take an elective course consisting of a minimum of five hours of classroom work which includes a t leas t one Bible subject. 3. Post G radua te—G raduates of the school who wish to return for additional Work for credit. 4. Auditors—Those who wish to a ttend classes without receiving credit. Auditors may not orally participate in class, m ay not hand in class assignments, and may not take examinations. COURSE RESTRICTIONS Seminary subjects a re open only to students who are classified in the seminary courses, or to Seniors who have m a in tained a scholarship average of 0 + . Eight units in Music are allowed as electives to- students not enrolled as music majors. «13 »

No student will be classified a s to his course until the beginning of his second year. To qualify a s a sem inary student, one must have a scholarship ave rage of C + for the immediately preceding semester. Students expecting to qualify for a sem inary course must have a diploma from a standard four-year high school with the following units: 3 units of English, 2 of social science, 2 of language , 1 of science, or the equivalent. Special students must enroll for a t leas t one Bible subject and take a t least 5 hours of classroom work. REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION A g rade av e rag e of C + (grade point total equ a l to total units of credit) is re ­ quired for g radua tion with a diploma or degree. Students who cover the work of a regu lar course bu t whose g rade point ave rage is less than a C-f- (or under 1.0) shall be eligible for a certificate. In addition to receiving satisfactory scholastic rating in a ll required courses, a student must give satisfactory evidence of strong Christian character and soundness of doctrine. An essay , not exceeding 1500 words, is a graduation requirement and shall be submitted by each prospective senior not la ter than the end of the fall semester pre­ ceding his graduation.

EVANGELICAL TEACHER TRAINING ASSOCIATION The Evangelical Teacher Training Association, org<mized in 1931, is an associ­ ation of more than one hundred Bible schools, evange lica l colleges an d sem inaries ■who will give, a s p a r t of their regu la r training, courses lead ing to a T eache r-fram ­ ing Certificate. Requirements of. the S tandard Course of the association are met by Bible Insti­ tute students who take the following courses: Bible — ——— ------- 1-—- -----------------144 hours..

hours.. 1 4 hours....... ....... Eng. Bible 101-104 36 hours.!—— —Eng. Bible 114 36 hours....... ....Missions 901 12 rs....... .....Chr. Educ. 602 12 hours___ Apologetics 301 ■ 5 hours....... __Chr. Educ. 603 . 15 hours....... .......Chr. Educ. 601 hours....... .....Chr. Educ. 607

Personal Evangelism .................... -.... - ............. Missions ........... -........ -................. ........... .............. Bible Geography -------------------------------- —----- —- Biblical Introduction -----.............................-...... Child Study ................. ............ ........ . — - - ~~~ Pedagogy ------------------ — ---------- -— -— Sunday School Administration—.................—........... 15 Departmental Specialization and re la ted subjects 48

hours ......... .Chr. Educ. 608 < 609 ' hours.............Any subject of­ fered a t the Institute

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SCHOOL HONORS The Phi A lpha Chi Christian Scholastic Honor Society was estab lished a t Gordon College to give recognition to high scholastic attainment in Christian training schools of collegiate standing. The Bible Seminary of Los Angeles h a s a chapter of Phi Alpha Chi, and each y ea r elections to its membership are made from the members of the g radua ting class who have m a in tained a g rade ave rage of A— (Grade point 2.0) or better throughout their course. The charter permits up to 15% of the gradua ting class to be So honored. Students completing the three-year Institute courses with an a v e ra g e 1of A (grade point 2.0) or above are g radua ted Cum Laude. SCHOLARSHIPS The Helen Day Fuller scholarships were estab lished in 1942 by Charles E. Fuller (Bjola '21) in loving memory of his mother. Each semester the faculty of the Institute selects one woman and one man from the third or fourth y e a r class to receive these awards. The choice is made on the basis of spirituality, scholarship standing, attitudes, and need. The Jean Bernard Student Fund, estab lished by the will of Jean Bernard, provides a loan fund to ass ist students studying to be missionaries. Money from this fund, is loaned to qualifying students without interest. Honorary scholarships are provided each y ea r by donors to the school each of whom wish to sponsor personally the training of a student for Christian service by contributing the entire cost of such tuition. Approximately 100 of such sponsorships are now in force. LIBRARY FACILITIES The Biola Library, now containing more than 10,500 volumes, is a va luab le aid to the study of the Book of Books. The majority of these volumes a re on Biblical sub ­ jects. In addition to ava ilab le books, the Library offers special services to students for practical work assignments. Scripturegraph materials, object lessons, and pictures for story telling a re ava ilab le , also charts outlining d ispensational an d other Scrip­ ture material for teaching. Sermon materials are filed according to subject and also according to book an d chap te r reference.

The Reading Room is a p leasan t place in which to study. Many a Biola student has found here not only a rich storehouse, bu t also a sanctuary where life lessons a re Jearned in the light of God's Word.

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ATTENDANCE A record of a ttendance is taken a t each class session. Students not in their seats when the final bell rings are recorded as absent. The term "tardiness '' does not a p ­ pea r on a ttendance records. A ttendance a t each class session is required of all students. Any absence from class must be recorded by the student in the office of his Superintendent. The justi­ fiability of the excuse will be considered by a Faculty committee.

GRADES G rades a re recorded by means of the following symbols: Meaning

Grade Point Value

Distinguished Excellent Very Good

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I Incomplete A semester g rade in any subject is b a sed on the student's g rasp of subject matter as evidenced by his daily class work and his examinations, his attitude toward the class and toward the subject, effort, punctuality in completing assignments, and class conduct. CURRICULUM The major emphasis of the Bible Institute has alw ays been on a study of the Bible. With this, the curriculum combines such re la ted subjects as will give the stu­ dent a w e ll-balanced equipment for presen t day service. The Institute courses, three in number, provide opportunity for emphasis on the particular field of the student's choice. These courses lead to a diploma, as follows: 1. General (see p ag e 27). 2. Christian Education (see page 28). 3. Music (see p ag e 29). In response to a need for w ider training in specialized fields, the Bible Seminary has been estab lished with five four-year courses lead ing to degrees a s follows: 1. Theology Th. B. 2. Theology-Missionary Th. B. 1 3. Christian Education B. Chr. Ed. 4. Christian Education-Missionary B. Chr. Ed. 5. Music ■B. Sac. Mus. The Institute also offers private music instruction, not only for students majoring in music,, bu t also for others who wish to develop musical talent for the Lord's service. This provision covers work in voice, elementary piano, classical piano, gospel piano accompanying, organ, p iano accordion, and b and or orchestral instruments. Four units of English are required for graduation. These may b e elected from the six courses listed (see pp. 21-22) with the exception tha t English 504 (Grammar) is a prerequisite for New Testament Greek. Parallel with classroom study,. Biola students serve while learning by engag ing in definite Christian work. In addition to teach ing Sunday School classes in more than 170 different churches, these students participate in street, hospital, and jail teams. They conduct mission programs, young people 's meetings, and church services. Tract distribution and the follow-up work afford many opportunities for personal witnessing. It is the desire of Biola to help each student find that particular task to which the Lord has called him. This activity is under the direction of the Practical Christian Work De­ partment, and each student is g ran ted one unit of credit each semester for faithfully fulfilling the obligations of his particular variety of service.

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Subjects

ENGLISH BIBLE 101-115 John A. Hubbard—Department Head

101-104 SYNTHESIS I II, III, IV

The synthetic method of Bible Study is designed to enab le the student to obtain a b road view of the contents of Scripture, seeing each book a s a whole and its relation to the other books. I. The Pentateuch II. The Historical, Prophetical, and Poetical books of the Old Testament II I / The Gospels and I and II Thessalonians IV. Epistles—I Corinthians through Jude (except I and II Thessalonians and Hebrews) , , k S ~ Dr‘ Hubbard 105-106 ANALYSIS (I, II) considers in detail two New Testament books, inquiring into the authorship, occasion for writing, purpose and theme of each. The student analyzes the 'contents and searches for spiritual truths. I. Acts of the Apostles II. The Epistle to the Romans Dr. Hubbard 107-110 EXPOSITION (I, II. Ill, IV) instructs the student in the expository method of studying Scripture,,

I. Revelation (for Institute courses) II. Hebrews (for Institute courses) III. Hebrews (for Seminary courses) IV. Daniel and Revelation (for Seminary courses)

— Dr. Sutherland, Mr. Ramm

111 DISPENSATIONS takes the student through the Bible from Genesis to Reve­ lation in the light of the dispensations. Charts a re p repared by the student for each dispensation. Dr. Sutherland 112 TYPOLOGY consists of a study of Old Testament types, placing special em­ phasis upon the study of the Tabernacle, the Offerings, and the Feasts. Spir­ itual lessons which can b e app lied in the life of the individual student are emphasized. Mrs. Hooker 113 HERMENEUTICS is intended to acqua in t the student thoroughly with the rules of interpretation a s a b as is for a correct unders tand ing and a proper - handling of the Holy Scriptures. —Mr. Ramm 114 PERSONAL EVANGELISM covers in its scope the w ay of salvation, methods of doing personal work, Scriptural answers to excuses for not accepting Christ a s Saviour, and instructions for strengthening new converts in the fcxith. —Dr.. Sutherland

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CHAPTER SUMMARY introduces the student to 'a n effective method of Bible study. A pp lication ,of the method is made to various types of chapters, fol­ lowed by an intensive study of the Gospel of Mark and the Book of Psalms. —Miss Pentney

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THEOLOGY 201-212 Paul R. Bauman—Department Head

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DOCTRINE I traces from the Bible itself the doctrines of the existence, nature, and attributes of God, and of the inspiration of the Scriptures as God's rev­ elation to man. - —Mr. Ramm DOCTRINE II (Christ and the Holy Spirit) considers the Person of our Lord Jesus/Christ, and the personality and "work of"the Holy Spirit. —Air. Ramm DOCTRINE III (Man, Sin, Satan, Angels) deals with the creation, nature, and fall of man, the na tu re and destiny of angels , the devil, and demons. —Mr. Ramm DOCTRINE IV (Salvation and Last Things) trea ts of the Biblical p lan of sa l­ vation and redemption, and the Biblical teach ing concerning future events. — Mr. Ramm SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY I (God and Revelation) deals with the methods of revelation; the inspiration of the Scriptures; the nature and attributes of God; the doctrine of the Trinity. — Dr. Bauman SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY II (Christ and the Spirit) studies the Eternal Son a s the perfect and supreme Revealer of the Godhead; a consideration of the Person and work of Christ; the deity, personality and work of the Holy Spirit. — Dr. Bauman SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY III (God and the World) considers the relation of God to the world—His e ternal plan, creation, preservation and providence; His relation to His personal creatures—Satan , angels , demons and men; man 's original relation to the Creator; the fall; an d the problems of physical and moral evil. —Dr. Bauman SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY IV (Salvation and the Christian Life) traces the sav ing work of God in the life of the believer, beginning with grace and continuing through to glorification. Special attention is given to problems re la ted to the individual's Christian experience. — Dr. Bauman SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY V (The Kingdom and the Church) presents a study of the Kingdom of God, tracing in the Scripture the course of the Mediatorial Kingdom from its beg inn ing in Old Testament prophecy to its millennial mani­ festation and final consummation; the Church in its universal and local aspects; the purpose of the Church; her organization and various relations. — Dr. Bauman

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210 SYSTEMATIC THEOLOGY VI (Biblical Eschatology) considers the problems of physical death, the intermediate state, the second coming of Christ; the doctrine of the Resurrection, judgment, the final state of the saved a n d the lost. — Dr. Bauman 211-212 PASTORAL THEOLOGY (I, II) brings before students preparing for the min­ istry the practical problems concerning the pastor an d his call, his personal life and study, his work in the field and in the pulpit (I), and his relation to the church, to the community, to his particu lar denomination, to other de­ nominations, and to the world-wide work of the Church of Jesus Christ (II). — Dr. Sutherland

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APOLOGETICS 301-310 Paul R. Bauman—Department Head

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APOLOGETICS I (General Biblical Introduction) trea ts the problems oi in­ spiration, canonicity, genu ineness a n d authenticity, Biblical language s and writing materials of the O ld and New Testaments. Attention is given to the inter-Testament period and the Apocryphal books. Special emphasis is given to a history of the English Bible. — Dr. Bauman APOLOGETICS II (Christian Evidences) examines) the proofs of the divine authority of the Christian religion a s seen in the Biblical, historical, and archaeological records, and the verification of Christian experience. —Dr, Bauman APOLOGETICS III (Biblical Archaeology) surveys the field of Archaeology to show how recent discoveries in Egypt, Babylonia, Assyria, and Palestine w itness to the authenticity and infallibility of the Holy Scriptures. —Dr. Bauman APOLOGETICS IV (Bible and Science) reveals the relationship betw een science and the Bible, including a careful study of the Genesis account of creation in the light of the original text and in the light of scientific facts. Other p a s s ag e s of importance relating to scientific phenomena are con­ sidered in the same manner. — Dr. Bauman APOLOGETICS V (Special Biblical Introduction) is a course designed to acqua in t the student with the authenticity of the sep a ra te books of the Old and New Testaments, a mastery of the methods and problems of introduc­ tion, formation of the canon, a n d critical attacks. Prerequisite: Apologetics 301. — Mr. Ramm APOLOGETICS VI (New Testament Archaelogy) presents a genera l survey of the literary and historical background of the New Testament, including inter-Biblical history, Jewish a n d p ag an customs, and the discoveries of archaeology which b e a r upon the interpretation of the New Testament. —Dr. Bauman

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307 CHRISTIAN PHILOSOPHY sets forth the adequacy of the Christian religion a s a philosophy, and , by comparison with other systems, proves it to be ' the only ad equ a te philosophy. , —Dr. Lowman 308 CHRISTIAN PSYCHOLOGY presents the study of the human mind, b a sed upon the valid conclusions of genera l psychology, emphasizing its Scriptural foundation, its application to the ministry of evangelism, a n d the psychology of the "new man." — Dr. Lowman

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NON-CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS studies the living religions of the world, con­ sidering their philosophy, doctrine, and practices. —Dr. Lowman CULTS presents a study of modern-day cults. Source material, giving the teach ing s ' of the cults, is compared with the corresponding teach ing of the Word of God. — Dr. Lowman

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LANGUAGE 401-414 Reid McCullough—Department Head

NEW TESTAMENT GREEK (I, II) introduces the student to the original lan ­ gu ag e of the New Testament by a bas ic study of Greek grammar, the ac-^ quisition of a working vocabulary, and practice in read ing ea sy portions of the New Testament, . McCullough GREEK EXEGESIS (I, II, HI, IV) continues grammatical and syntactical study of New Testament Greek and studies the translation and exegesis of specific books. I. The Gospel .of John II. The Epistles of John and the Revelation III. Romans, I Corinthians and one selected Epistle IV. Gospel of Luke or Matthew a n d selected Epistles. — Dr. McCullough HEBREW (I, II, III, IV) acqua in ts the studen t with the original langu ag e of the Old Testament. Hebrew grammar-is followed by read ing from the Hebrew Bible parts of Genesis, Psalms, and the Prophets, and translation into He­ brew with special emphasis on idiom. — Dr. McCullough SPANISH (I, II) gives the studen t a foundation in grammar and pronunci­ ation with special emphasis on conversation and the preparation of simple m essages in Spanish. ' — Miss Ender PHONETICS (I, II) dea ls with the science of the articulate sounds of human speech. The sounds of English speech a re analyzed , also the sounds peculiar to mission fields. The student is taugh t how to classify, reproduce, and prop­ erly record unfam iliar speech sounds. Instructor to b e announced. CHINESE (I, II) gives to the student p reparing for missionary work in China a bas ic know ledge of reading, speaking , and writing Mandarin, the national langu ag e of China. The study includes words of the Christian vocabu lary and introduces the read ing of the Mandarin Bible. —Mr. Hillis

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HOMILETICS AND PUBLIC SPEAKING 501-514

ENGLISH I, II, III, IV, V, VI The study of the English language an d its use as the vehicle of the Christian m essage involves grammatical structure, vocabulary, oral and written com­ position, and literary expression. I. (Etymology) The structure of words and their discriminating use. II. (Composition) The mechanics of writing and the organization of the devotional message. III. (Composition) Composition forms, and the Christian problem narrative. IV. (Grammar) Fundamental facts of technical grammar app lied to the text of the English Bible. This course is a prerequisite for New' Testament Greek. V., VI. (Literature) British and American Christian writers a n d the application of literary quotations. :— Miss Pentney PUBLIC SPEAKING includes fundamentals in the use of the voice in public speaking, ass igned study in the writings of masters of speech, speech an a ly ­ sis, outlines, class practice a n d criticism. —Mr. Kennedy, Mr. Mayes

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509-514 HOMILETICS (I, II, III, IV, V, VI) considers the writing of sermons a n d their delivery before the class, constructive criticism, study of outstanding homi- letical texts (I, II); the fundamentals of public add ress with a thorough ac­ qua in tances w ith the choicest texts of this field, practice in outlining a n d writ­ ing the full manuscript of messages, preaching before the class followed by criticism, and ana lyses of sermons by masters of the a rt (III-VI). — Dr. McGee, Mr. Kennedy, Miss Ender

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION 6 0 0 - 6 1 8 Clifford Larson—Department Head

600

ORIENTATION AND CHRISTIAN ETHICS acqua in ts the student with the spe­ cific problems of adjustment and growth incident to Bible Institute life, and the facts of Christian culture and behavior necessary for living a good testi­ mony in the world. ~ - ° r . Sutherland BIBLICAL PEDAGOGY includes the study of the principles of teaching, the use of illustrations and questions, the preparation of, and presentation of a Sun­ d ay School lesson, thus be tter equipping the teacher who would make the Bible clea r and cogent to a class. Mr. Larson

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602 BIBLE GEOGRAPHY. CUSTOMS AND MANNERS gives the. student a knowl­ edge of the geography of the countries concerned, and of, the. maruiers and customs which p revailed in Bible times, thus throwing important light upon ' otherwise obscure p a s s ag e s of Scripture. Mr. Hillis 603 CHILD STUDY AND EVANGELISM includes a study of child psychology with a view to unders tand ing the child in the various periods ■of his development, thereby finding the most effective w ays of lead ing him to an intelligent ac ­ cep tance of Jesus Christ a s his personal Saviour. Mrs, Hooker 604 METHODS OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION sets before the student the most effective methods of presenting Bible material to each ag e group in the Sunday School, emphasizing the use of the story, recitation, and discussion methods, and the intelligent u se of visual aids, such a s chalk talks, Scripture- graph, and charts. . Mrs. Hooker 605-606 PRACTICE TEACHING (I, II) makes a practical app lication of the laws of pedagogy and the methods of teaching. Students teach lessons su itab le for children from the Cradle Roll through the Junior Department (I), and from the Junior High Department through the Senior Young People's Department .(II). Constructive criticism is given in class. — Mrs. Hooker, Mr. Larson 607 SUNDAY SCHOOL ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION deals with the organization and administration of the Sunday School and its various ac ­ tivities, including the Junior Church and the w eek-day Bible Class. — Mrs. Hooker 608-609 DEPARTMENTAL SPECIALIZATION (I, II) is a study of the organization of each department in the Sunday School from the Cradle Roll through the Junior Department (I), a n d from the Junior High through the Young People's Department (II). Worship services, and both regu la r and special programs a re worked out, and materials best suited for each department collected. — Mrs. Hooker, Mr. Larson

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DAILY VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL AND HANDCRAFT gives instruction in the organization and administration of the Daily Vacation Bible School, and also in the p lann ing of a daily program centered around a theme. Practical material is collected and instruction is given in correlated handwork. — Mrs. Hooker

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CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP p repares the students to b e leaders among young people in the church and its various activities, through an ana lys is of the qualifications of a Christian leader, the problems he must meet, and the fields of leadership. —Mr. Larson

612 RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES p repares thé Christian leade r to meet the presen t-day demands for a well-founded recreational program for the youth of the church. Hikes, picnics, parties, banque ts , and Christian camps can do much to a ttrac t and hold young people for Christ and the Church. —Mr. Larson 613-614 ADOLESCENCE (I, II) acqua in ts the potential leade r with the na tu re and needs (I), an d the problems and interests (II) of adolescent young people, with the underlying purpose of be tter Understanding them and winning them to Christ. •—Mr. Larson

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PRACTICUM ass igns to a Seminary Christian Education Senior the respon­ sibility of leadersh ip in a Sunday School or Young People's Department in order that he may analyze the situation, classify the needs, formulate desir­ ab le aims, and solve problems ■,' : -jjTja ^ BEM r. Larson CLUB LEADERSHIP surveys the field of young people 's organizations and , w eek-day clubs. Qualifications for and principles of leadership, organization, methods followed, va lue and adap tab ility of program, a re considered. '* — Mr. Larson SEMINAR permits the Senior student to, do individual research work in the particu lar field of his choice. Supervised read ing and observation, and the writing of a thesis, a re required. —Mr. Larson PRACTICAL CHRISTIAN WORK is designed to give the student an opportunity to learn to do by doing. Assignments a re given such as Sunday School classes. Young People's work, hospital teams, Child Evangelism classes, etc. The type of work is varied over the course of study so a s to give the student some p rac ­ tical experience in several phases of Christian work. —Mr. Humphrey

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HISTORY 701-704

701 CHURCH HISTORY I presents a brief survey of outstanding points in church ; history, intended to familiarize the student with the g rea t epochs of church history and to lay the foundation for b roade r study of the subject. — Mr. Kennedy 702-703 CHURCH HISTORY (II, III), for Seminary students, presents in g rea te r de­ tail the history of the Christian Church from Pentecost until the g rea t Protest­ an t Reformation (II), an d from the Reformation to the presen t day (III). ■ —Mr. Kennedy

MUSIC 800-824 Levi B. Olson—Department Head

800 RADIO CHOIR gives the student opportunity to learn thè technique of radio broadcasting and to participate in the ministry of the Bible Institute of- the Air. — Mr. Nichols 801-802 CONDUCTING AND CLASS VOICE (I, II) is a non-technical course especially designed to p repare the student for an approach to the music of the average church. The y ea r 's work includes elements of choir organization and con- : ducting, congregational song leading , a n d the understand ing of the use of the, voice in speech and song. __ Mr. Nichols

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