Moody Bible Institute

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The Moody Bible Institute is a Christian college founded in 1886 by evangelist Dwight L. Moody. It is based in Chicago, Illinois, but it has or has had extension campuses elsewhere in the U.S. Many missionaries were educated at the school, something it is most known for. However, by 2017, Moody's enrollment had fallen deeply, enough to force them to fire faculty and close branches in Spokane, Washington, and Pasadena, California.[1] In January 2018, its president and COO both resigned.[2] Moody's stance on biblical inerrancy also became soft, with several professors denying inerrancy.[3]


  1. Shellnutt, Kate (November 9, 2018). Moody Bible to Close Spokane Campus, Cut Chicago Faculty. Christianity Today. Retrieved February 9, 2018.
  2. Shellnutt, Kate (January 10, 2018). Moody Bible President and COO Both Resign, Provost Retires. Christianity Today. Retrieved February 9, 2018.
  3. Showalter, Brandon (January 29, 2018). Moody Bible Controversy: Former Employee Reveals Confusion Over Inerrancy of Scripture. The Christian Post. Retrieved February 9, 2018.