L.W. Marks: A Baptist Progressive in Missouri & Oklahoma, 1862-1943

L.W. Marks: A Baptist Progressive in Missouri & Oklahoma, 1862-1943

by Alvin O. Turner

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BN ID: 2940013560857
Publisher: Mongrel Empire Press
Publication date: 12/15/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 254
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Alvin O. Turner is a native Oklahoman who claims both Guthrie and Oklahoma City as home towns.  As an adult, he has also resided in Edmond, Stillwater, Altus, Guthrie, El Reno, Alva, Ada and Norman in conjunction with his work in Oklahoma Higher education and the museum profession. He recently celebrated his 44th wedding anniversary and is the father of two adult children.  He remains active in research and writing and the Oklahoma and regional poetry scene and pastors Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church in Sulphur, Oklahoma.  Turner holds the Ph. D in history from Oklahoma State University and is emeritus dean of social sciences and humanities and professor of history at East Central University.  This is his sixth book.  He he also written  eight chapters in different books and more than forty articles and encyclopedia entries dealing with aspects of regional and state history  served as contributing editor for four different versions of The Rainbow Study Bible, and published fiction, poetry and book reviews in varied journals.  His books include: First Family: A Centennial History of the First Baptist Church of Oklahoma, City, which he co-authored with Bob Blackburn, and Letters From the Dust Bowl, a finalist for the non-fiction award from the Oklahoma Center for the Book and for the Oklahoma Reads Oklahoma initiative.

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