SBUBolivar, Missouri Est. 1878

Courts Redford College at Southwest Baptist University

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Bing Bayer
Department Chair
(417) 328-1765

Bing Bayer
Clint Bass
Donald Denton
Zach Manis
Rodney Reeves

Mission Statement

The Courts Redford College of Theology and Ministry endeavors from a Christian perspective to teach students the Bible, our Christian heritage, and spiritual formation, and to prepare students for professional church vocations.


Zach Manis, MA
Zach Manis
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Southwest Baptist University
Work 1600 University Avenue, 200·D Jim Mellers Center
Bolivar, MO 65613
Work (417) 328-1766 |
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Current Research Projects: I am currently working on several papers, mostly pertaining to religious ethics and / or Kierkegaard's writings. 

Why do you enjoy teaching at SBU? SBU affords me the opportunity to teach a wide variety of philosophical topics to students who are bright and enthusiastic.

Faith Dedications: Dr. Manis and his family attend service at First Baptist Church in Bolivar, MO.

Educational and Professional Background: Hendrix College -- B.A., philosophy (2000); Texas A&M University -- M.A., philosophy (2002); University of Notre Dame -- visiting graduate student Spring term of 2004; Baylor University -- Ph.D., philosophy (2006).