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Publishing company honors LU co-founder

September 9, 2009 : University Advancement staff

Dr. Elmer Towns, co-founder of Liberty University and dean of the School of Religion, was honored on Monday by Destiny Image, a Christian publishing company.

Towns, who has authored more than 100 books, received the company’s Gold Award during Wednesday convocation.

Don Nori, Jr., president of Destiny Image, presented the award and recognized Towns for his “Praying the Scriptures” series.

“He (Towns) has studied the entire Bible and from it he created a timeless series of books that are sure to be required reading for generations,” Nori said.