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24 Jan

Poet’s Corner featuring S T Kimbrough, Jr.

Contact Info:

Joyce Sohl
jsohl@scarrittbennett.org
(615) 340-7540

Time & Date

Event Dates:
January 24, 2019 - January 24, 2019
Time Zone

CT - Central Time

Location

Scarritt Bennett Center

Fondren Hall, 2nd Floor
1027 18th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
United States

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Event Details

Join fellow poetry enthusiasts for a free reading by featured local poet, S T Kimbrough, Jr.! 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.