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writer , English language educator

Gregory Todd Garrett, American English language educator, writer. Winner, Pirate's Alley Faulkner Prize in Fiction, 1993. Member American Civil Liberties Union, Modern Language Association, Poets and Writers, South Center Modern Language Association, American Culture Association, Popular Culture Association, Southwest Popular Culture Association (president since 1994), American Studies Association.

Background

Garrett, Gregory Todd was born on November 6, 1961 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Jerry Denver Garrett and Karen Marie (Godwin) Randolph.

Education

Bachelor, Center State University, 1984. Master of Arts, Center State University, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Oklahoma State University, 1989.

Career

Lecturer, Center State University, Edmond, Oklahoma, 1987-1989;assistant professor, Baylor University, Waco, Texas, since 1989.

Religion

A mature Christian can reach a state where the love of God reigns supreme in the heart. No one can be perfect in an absolute way, as God is. But it is possible to be perfect in love to God.

Politics

God has made believers one in Christ, clothed in the righteousness of Christ, and uniquely qualified to stand together in faith.

Views

There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

Membership

Member American Civil Liberties Union, Modern Language Association, Poets and Writers, South Center Modern Language Association, American Culture Association, Popular Culture Association, Southwest Popular Culture Association (president since 1994), American Studies Association.

Connections

Married Kimberly Renea Warren, January 8, 1983 (divorced June 1987). 1 child, Jacob Daniel. Married Donna Jean Spurrier, November 12, 1988.

father:
Jerry Denver Garrett Randolph

mother:
Karen Marie (Godwin) Randolph

spouse:
Kimberly Renea Warren

spouse:
Donna Jean Spurrier

child:
Jacob Daniel Garrett