Thursday, March 1, 2012

SBU Hosts Annual Meet the Author Series

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
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Dr. Rodney Reeves
BOLIVAR, Mo. – Southwest Baptist University Libraries will host its annual Meet the Author Series on March 29 at 7:00 p.m. in the Harriett K. Hutchens Library. The Hutchens Library is located in the Jester Learning and Performance Center at the Bolivar campus of SBU. Admission and parking are free.

Dr. Kelly Malone
Dr. Rodney Reeves and Dr. Kelly Malone of the Courts Redford College of Theology and Ministry at SBU will discuss their latest books – “Spirituality According to Paul: Imitating the Apostle of Christ” and “The Sword of the Spirit”. Dr. Malone will share about the Bible’s ability to transform individual lives and Dr. Reeves will provide insight on the significance of the Apostle Paul’s spiritual example for individuals in the twenty-first century.

The evening will begin with refreshments and music by the Clarinet Quartet, followed by author presentations and book signings. This event is open to the University and Bolivar communities. 

If you have any questions, please contact Bethany Messersmith via phone at (417) 328-1626 or via e-mail at

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