Biola University to hold "Gratitude To God” Conference at Anaheim Marriott Bonvoy

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Biola University will hold the “Gratitude To God” Conference at Anaheim Marriott Bonvoy on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 9 a.m. This event is hosted by the Office of Academic Research and Grants.

Biola University’s “Gratitude To God” Conference

Attendees of a one-day event titled "Gratitude to God" will have the opportunity to hear from a group of scholars who have collaborated on a three-year study made possible by a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation. 

It will also discuss the meaning of gratitude and the various ways in which people in secular and non-secular communities express gratitude.

According to the university’s announcement, topics of research span from nonbelief and cosmic gratitude to the role of gratitude in the formation of suffering and how it is manifested in society. 

They hope that by the end of the "Gratitude to God" Conference, attendees will have some key lessons that will help them cultivate gratitude toward the daily tasks they face in professional life, educational pursuits, and personal relationships.

This one-day conference will feature plenary speakers, interactive workshops, and panel discussions, all led by experts in their fields. 

Most significantly, the content that will be discussed is founded on an extensive study conducted by a group that includes research psychologists and theologians/philosophers from Christian and secular colleges located all over the country, as per the announcement. 

Students, pastors and other religious leaders, educators, corporate executives, and parents are all part of the targeted demographic, so there are lots of people to interact with.

The conference speakers will be Dr. Pamela Ebstyne King, Miroslav Volf, and Robert A. Emmons, Ph.D. 

The Office of Academic Research and Grants (OARG) mission is to assist faculty members in facilitating their academic research interests by providing them with both direction and administrative support all the way through the stages of grant production, beginning with management.

About Biola University

Grow intellectually and spiritually among the thriving community of students and faculty members who adhere to the Christian faith found at Biola University. 

They will help them become who they are called to be by providing rigorous academics connected with their faith, life-changing spiritual development, and robust job preparation.

Academic scholarships of up to $22,000 a year are available to students at Biola University, and this is just the beginning of the scholarship and grant opportunities available to them.

According to the university, more than $70 million in financial help is distributed yearly to Biola University students. 

There are various ways a first-rate education can be made affordable for families of any socioeconomic status when one considers possibilities such as accelerated programs, subsidized summer classes, and other cost-cutting measures.

They think that Southern California, which is home to some of the most popular tourist spots, is the ideal location for college students. 

Students will find abundant options for study, internships, and outdoor exploration all around the welcoming and secure campus of Biola University, which is situated in the center of the worldwide economic and cultural hub.

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