Roscoe Barnes III
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About Roscoe Barnes III
Roscoe Barnes III, Ph.D., is an author, historian, ghostwriter, and prison chaplain. He is currently researching F.F. Bosworth, author of Christ the Healer (ffbosworth.strikingly.com), and Ernest Hemingway, author of The Old Man and the Sea.
The author of 14 books, Barnes is widely published in newspapers and magazines. He holds an earned doctorate from the University of Pretoria, South Africa; and an M.A.R. from the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pa.
Barnes is also an award-winning journalist and a nationally known copywriter. He has written direct mail packages and publicity copy for consumer and business-to-business markets. (see http://www.writers.net/writers/31854).
Barnes has been dubbed a "Renaissance Writer" because of his ability to write with authority on many topics. He is a former columnist for two national publications: Fund Raising Management magazine (Hoke Communications Inc.), where he wrote "Copy Thoughts"; and Publishers' Auxiliary (National Newspaper Association), where he wrote "Streetwise Reporting." He also wrote a monthly column for The Tidal Wave business newsmagazine. He is a regular contributor to Grace & Truth Magazine.
Barnes' work is cited in a number of popular books, including Secrets of a Freelance Writer, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Direct Marketing, Bly on Direct Marketing, and Secrets of Successful Telephone Selling, all by Robert W. Bly; The AMA's (American Marketing Association) Complete Guide to Small Business Advertising by Joe Vitale; An Essential Guide to Baptism in the Holy Spirit by R Phillips; Divine Healing by James Robinson; and God's Generals: The Healing Evangelists by Roberts Liardon, among others.
Barnes is the author of numerous books, the subjects of which span everything from World War II history to art. He is also the author of more than a dozen gospel tracts, most of which are published by leading Christian publishing houses.