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Novel by Gordon-Conwell Professor Receives Golden Halo Award

December 18, 2013

Name in the Papers, a novel by Dr. William Spencer, Ranked Adjunct Professor of Theology and the Arts at Gordon-Conwell, has received the 2013 Golden Halo Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Literature” from the Southern California Motion Picture Council.

Bee Beyer, SCMPC Vice President, says, “Name in the Papers illustrates the conviction that drawing on God’s grace creates a mutually supportive human community. The poignant episodes of this excellently crafted novel highlight the values for which the SCMPC has stood unwaveringly since 1936: to produce art that is civic minded, educational, cultural and family oriented. Through the twin media of film and literature, Name in the Papers and the SCMPC partner to make a difference in this world.”

Congratulations, Dr. Spencer!