HBU to Host Third Annual Author Celebration

Houston Baptist University is proud to host the Third Annual Author Celebration on Wednesday, April 24, featuring HBU faculty, student and alumni authors and editors. The 11 a.m. Convocation (chapel service) in Dunham Theater will feature a panel of HBU authors moderated by Dr. Robert B. Sloan, HBU president. The Author Celebration will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. in McNair Hall of the Morris Cultural Arts Center. The events are free and open to the public; refreshments will be provided.

Featured authors represent a diverse set of fields, from fiction to education, business, Christian theology and apologetics, and more. Distinguished authors/editors and their books include Nancy Pearcey, “Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions About Life and Sexuality”; Dr. Ernest Liang, “Christianity in Business: Applying Biblical Values in the Marketplace”; Dr. Jerry Walls, “Two Dozen (or so) Arguments for God: The Plantinga Project”; and Dr. Louis Markos, “Atheism on Trial: Refuting the Modern Arguments Against God.”

 

Represented HBU Authors and Editors are:

Contributors to Writ in Water, HBU’s Student Literary Journal

Dr. Katie Alaniz, Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Ben Blackwell, Associate Professor of Theology, School of Christian Thought

Dr. William Lane Craig, Professor of Philosophy, School of Humanities

Dr. James Claycomb, Professor of Physics, College of Science and Mathematics

Dr. David Davis, Associate Professor of History, School of Humanities

Bernice Dickey, Class of 1996

Dr. Craig Evans, John Bisagno Distinguished Professor of Christian Origins, School of Christian Thought

Dr. Joshua Farris, Assistant Professor of Theology, School of Humanities

Dr. Julie Fernandez, Dean of the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Craig Ferrell, Program Coordinator of Criminal Justice, School of Humanities

Dr. Karen Frederick, Assistant Professor of Psychology, College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Bruce Gordon, Associate Professor of History and Philosophy of Science, School of Humanities

Dr. Bridgette Jenkins, Adjunct Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Allied Health

Dr. Dennis Kinlaw, Assistant Professor of English, School of Humanities

Dr. Ernest Liang, Director of the Center for Christianity in Business, Archie W. Dunham College of Business

Dr. Louis Markos, Professor of English, School of Humanities

Dr. Jason Maston, Assistant Professor of Theology, School of Christian Thought

Jayme McGhan, Dean of the School of Fine Arts

Dr. Tyler McNabb, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, School of Humanities

Nancy Pearcey, Professor of Apologetics, School of Christian Thought

Dr. Paul Sloan, Assistant Professor of Theology

Dr. Robert B. Sloan, HBU President

Rochelle Smith, Current MA Student

Dr. Philip Tallon, Chair of the Department of Apologetics, School of Cristian Thought

Dr. Jerry Walls, Professor of Philosophy, School of Humanities

Dr. Dawn Wilson, Program Coordinator in the College of Education

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