SINGLE ADULTS OF UTAH COUNTY:
4th Sunday Fireside on October 22nd at 7 pm
Authors Terryl and Fiona Givens will be our speakers. Together they have co-authored several books published by Deseret Book, the newest of which will soon be released.
Terryl Givens did graduate work in intellectual history at Cornell and in comparative literature at UNC Chapel Hill, where he received his Ph.D. He holds the Jabez A. Bostwick Chair of English and is Professor of Literature and Religion at the University of Richmond, where he teaches courses in nineteenth-century studies and the Bible's influence on Western literature. His writings have been praised by the New York Times as "provocative reading,"
Fiona Givens was born in Nairobi, Kenya, educated in British convent schools, and converted to the LDS church in Frankfurt, Germany. She earned degrees in French, German, and in European History while co-raising six children. Fiona has worked as a lobbyist, a translator, and as chair of a French language program. She is now an independent scholar, having published in Women's Exponent II, Dialogue, and LDS Living. She is a frequent speaker on podcasts, at firesides, and with Time Out for Women. She and her husband live in Montpelier, Virginia.