Alan McMahan, department chair of the undergraduate intercultural studies program at Cook School of Intercultural Studies, received the Great Commission Research Network’s Donald A. McGavran Award in Fall 2015 for exceptional contributions to the church.
Biola University Mourns the Loss of Marvin Keene Mayers
On Saturday Oct. 3, 2015, Marvin Keene Mayers, Biola University’s founding dean of Cook School of Intercultural Studies, passed away. Mayers was 87-years-old. A missionary, scholar, educator, mentor, and role model, Mayers is widely recognized as a significant figure of evangelical missiological anthropology.
The International Journal of Christianity and English Language Teaching is the journal of the Christian English Language Educators Association (CELEA) and is supported by the Department of Applied Linguistics and TESOL at Biola University. IJC&ELT publishes articles and reviews related to English Language Teaching (ELT), with a perspective of particular interest to Christians, and specifically Christian English language educators.
Meet Dr. Allen Yeh, Associate Professor of Intercultural Studies and Missiology. He's been to over 50 countries in every continent, to study, do missions work, and experience the culture.
Since the days of Peter and Paul, effective missionaries have demonstrated the value of a strong understanding of theology, communication and adaptability to other cultures. This degree will equip you to minister effectively within other cultures by learning to better understand and appreciate them from within.