MBU Spanish Chapel Challenges Skills, Prepares for Service

MBU Spanish Chapel Challenges Skills, Prepares for Service

“Always start something, continue it, and finish it—this is what it means to grow.” A recent Spanish chapel hosted special speaker Pastor Alfredo Olivares. Originally from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Pastor Olivares now serves as the Spanish pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Madison, Wisconsin. He noted that “there is not an experience so beautiful” as [Continue Reading...]

Music to the Glory of God

Music to the Glory of God

Artist Series guest, classical guitarist Gabriel Rodriguez, has been enjoying his time on campus, interacting with students and sharing highlights of his beautiful music in the Dining Complex. Students invited Mr. Rodriguez to present his philosophy of music in Spanish chapel, a weekly chapel initiated by Spanish Professor Dr. Manuel Morales to challenge students to [Continue Reading...]

Furnari’s Study Abroad Experience Provides New Perspective

Furnari’s Study Abroad Experience Provides New Perspective

Garrett Furnari, a junior Cross-Cultural Studies major, spent the 2012 fall semester in Salamanca, Spain, through Maranatha’s Study Abroad program. Furnari’s environment completely immersed him in Spanish, and included the opportunity to audit classes at the University of Salamanca. He took Arabic, Islamic Thought, and Second Language French 1. Furnari chose these classes because of [Continue Reading...]

Morales Articles Published in Linguistics Journals

Morales Articles Published in Linguistics Journals

Two professional linguistics journals recently published articles written by Dr. Manuel Morales, Spanish Professor at Maranatha. The first, titled “The Influence of Mental Imagery on the Preterite and Imperfect in Spanish,” was published in Vida Hispanica. The article discussed the acquisition of certain elements of Spanish grammar. The second, “Second Language Acquisition of Spanish by [Continue Reading...]