Elmer Towns was born on October 21, 1932. He attended Columbia Bible College and North Western College and graduated in 1954. He graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Th.M, and also earned a D.Min from Fuller Theological Seminary. Dr. Towns was the President of Winnipeg Bible College and taught at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. In 1971 he co-founded Liberty University with Dr. Jerry Falwell. Dr. Towns has authored more than 100 books and has written more than 2,000 articles. Currently Dr. Towns is the Dean of the School of Religion and of the Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.
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