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Author Paul Woodruff featured at BYU forum Jan. 25

Paul Woodruff, author of "Reverence," will speak at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25 in the Marriott Center for a campus forum.

Live broadcasts of the forum will be available on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), BYU-Television, KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU-Radio and, as well as on campus in the Joseph Smith Building auditorium and the Varsity Theatre in the Wilkinson Student Center.

Rebroadcasts will be Sunday, Jan. 30 on KBYU-TV at 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., BYU-Television at 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., KBYU-FM at 8 p.m., and BYU-Radio at 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. Audio Archives are available at

Woodruff will also lead a discussion for BYU faculty Tuesday, Jan. 25 from 4-5 p.m. in the Harold B. Lee Library auditorium. His session is titled, "The Silent Teacher: Reverence and Respect in the Classroom." All BYU faculty and instructors are invited to attend.

A recipient of the Harry Ransom Teaching Award and a member of the Academy of Distinguished Teachers at the University of Texas, Woodruff has taught at the University of Texas since 1973.

Woodruff holds degrees from Princeton University and Oxford. His specialty is ancient philosophy and the history of ideas in the ancient world. "First Democracy: Facing the Original Ideas," is his latest book and is being published this month.

Writer: Devin Knighton

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