Date:1/24/2019 Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Scarritt Bennett Center, Fondren Hall (2nd floor)
Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for a free reading by featured local poet, S T Kimbrough, Jr.
Free and open to the public.
S T Kimbrough, Jr., is a native of Alabama and a graduate of Birmingham Southern College, Duke Divinity School, and Princeton Theological Seminary (Ph.D. in Old Testament and Semitic Languages). He has taught at the following institutions: Princeton Theological Seminary, New Brunswick Seminary, Institute of Comparative Religion of Bonn University (Germany), Drew Theological School, and Wesley Theological Seminary.
He has published some fifty books in the fields of music, theology, biblical studies, English literature. Kimbrough was the founding president of The Charles Wesley Society and is one of the foremost interpreters of Charles Wesley’s works. During his years in Germany he also was a leading baritone of the Bonn Opera and has an extensive discography.
For twelve years he served as Associate General Secretary of Mission Evangelism for the General Board of Global Ministries and founded its Global Praise program. His poetry has been published in Theology Today, and two volumes of poetry, Why Should a Child Be Born: Poems of Peace and Justice in the Middle East and Of Death and Grief: Poems for Healing and Renewal have been published by Wipf and Stock Publishers.
Both of the above books of poetry are available from amazon.com or from the website of Wipf and Stock Publishers.