Friends of the ACU Library bring Newfoundland's Dr. Hans Rollman to Abilene to speak


For Immediate Release
Feb. 16, 2001

For more information contact:

Tom Craig, Director of Media and Community Relations
915-674-2692

ABILENE - Abilene Christian University's Friends of the ACU Library will conduct their annual dinner Monday, Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. with Dr. Hans Rollmann, a professor of religious studies at Memorial University of Newfoundland, serving as the featured speaker.

Rollmann maintains an active research interest in the areas of religious history of Newfoundland and Labrador, restoration history and the history of German biblical scholarship.

Over the past six years, he has made many research contributions such as books, book chapters and articles. His most significant contributions are the internet scholar's seminar on Thomas Campbell's Declaration and Address and the publication of the results of a study focused on Christian unity, peace and purity as seen through the paradigm of Thomas Campbell's Declaration and Address: Text and Studies.

Rollmann received his bachelor's degree in religion and Greek from Pepperdine University, his master's degree in religious studies from Vanderbilt University and his doctorate degree in religious studies from McMaster University.

Among his many awards and honors are the President's Award for Outstanding Research from Memorial University and the German-Canadian Friendship Award in recognition of outstanding support of German-Canadian relations, presented by the ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Canada.

The Friends of the ACU Library Dinner will be conducted in the Hilton Room of ACU's McGlothlin Campus Center. For reservations call (915) 674-2538. Tickets are $11.

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