Jerry Falwell

Type: Person
Name: Jerry Falwell
Title: Baptist pastor
Date of Birth: 11/08/1933
Nationality: United States
Fact Sheet: Biography for Jerry Falwell
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

America's exported its intolerance

In the 1600s, self-exiled English established the first two European settlements in the New World: Jamestown and Plymouth. One thrived on growing tobacco from ill-gotten Spanish seeds. The other thrived on the freedom to practice their religion.These ... [Published Muscatine Journal - 9 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

From “Bent” to “Fancy”: What the past 10 songs of the summer say about us

Earlier this month, Maura Johnston took to the New York Times to contemplate the stubborn persistance of the label “song of the summer,” and observed how, increasingly, that honor goes not to a song that captured a moment or hit upon a greater truth, ... [Published Salon - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Column: Punishing Africa for buying our exports

In the 1600s, self-exiled English established the first two European settlements in the New World: Jamestown and Plymouth. One thrived on growing tobacco from ill-gotten Spanish seeds. The other thrived on the freedom to practice their religion.These ... [Published Oneida Daily Dispatch - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

What does evil do when it retires?

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) has been in Congress since 2006 with not one bill she sponsored signed into law. (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key)What do people with truly evil thoughts like Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) do when they retire from ... [Published Washington Blade - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Reverse Busing

We all know how much white conservatives opposed school busing. The most famous case was in Boston, when Louise Day Hicks became famous saving south Boston from the horrors of white kids going to school with black kids. So it was a strong principle ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

Liberty University's medical school now open for its first class of doctors

On Friday, 41 years after his father Jerry Falwell envisioned it, Liberty University Chancellor and President Jerry Falwell Jr. opened the doors of Liberty University’s Center for Medical and Health Sciences, home to the country’s 30th college of osteopathic ... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Swim team holds opening practice at Falwell's farm lake

August 22, 2014 : Liberty University News ServiceDanielle Boothe (front), a freshman from the Cayman Islands, participates in an open-water swim in the lake on the family farm of President Jerry Falwell in Goode.All 26 members of Liberty University’s ... [Published Liberty University - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

FBS Dreams Drive Liberty University's $500M Makeover

At Liberty University, a private evangelical school suddenly flush with cash and immense athletics ambitions, there is almost no amount of dirt they won't move or concrete they won't pour these days to help break into the big time.In the middle of a $500 ... [Published Athletic Business - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Seminary graduate presented with honorary doctorate degree

John Kim (center) accepts an honorary doctorate degree from Liberty University.Liberty University presented John S. Kim with an honorary doctor of divinity degree on Wednesday, Aug. 13, for his dedication and commitment to furthering his father’s endeavors. ... [Published Liberty University - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 3 reports

Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and wife Becki take on ice bucket challenge, call out freshman class with fire hose

After treating incoming students to a cookout in the concourse of Williams Stadium before Friday night’s annual President’s Kickoff, Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and his wife, Becki, took the Ice Bucket Challenge in support of the ALS A ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. Evangelicals cheer on Latin American culture wars

WASHINGTON/LIMA (Reuters) - Losing the fight against same-sex marriage at home, leading U.S. Evangelical Christians are joining in the culture wars in Latin America as cheerleaders for opponents of gay legal partnerships, abortion and pornography.One ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

President Falwell joins Va. college presidents in opposing ratings plan

Liberty University President Jerry FalwellLiberty University President Jerry Falwell was among the 50 presidents of Virginia’s public and private nonprofit institutions who recently signed a letter addressing concerns with the Obama administration’s plan ... [Published Liberty University - Aug 07 2014]

Quotes

"we have no male beds available. we've never been that full before and the best facilities are still yet to come" Falwell said
"my father used to say there were two universal languages all young people understood -- music and athletics -- and to build a world-class university those two components have to be a major part of it" Falwell said

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Hustler's Larry Flynt Weighs In on Net Neutrality [Published US News & World Report - 48 mins ago]
America's exported its intolerance [Published Muscatine Journal - 9 hours ago]
Every one of us is the wrong kind of Christian [Published One News Now - 10 hours ago]
From “Bent” to “Fancy”: What the past 10 songs ... [Published Salon - Sep 01 2014]
Megachurch leader swamped by complaints of bull... [Published KansasCity.com - Aug 29 2014]
Column: Punishing Africa for buying our exports [Published Oneida Daily Dispatch - Aug 29 2014]
What does evil do when it retires? [Published Washington Blade - Aug 28 2014]
Mark Driscoll: Adviser to Mitt Romney and Frank... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 26 2014]
Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fi... [Published Think Progress - Aug 26 2014]
Watch Mark Driscoll Ask Forgiveness from Mars H... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Aug 25 2014]
Mark Driscoll to Step Down While Mars Hill Revi... [Published Catholic America - Aug 25 2014]
Reverse Busing [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 24 2014]
Crystal clear Krista: Oklahoma native encourage... [Published NewsOK.com - Aug 23 2014]
Liberty University Dedicates Its New Center for... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 23 2014]
Swim team holds opening practice at Falwell's f... [Published Liberty University - Aug 23 2014]
Liberty University's medical school now open fo... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Aug 23 2014]
Liberty University opens new medical school ami... [Published WDBJ7.com - Aug 22 2014]
Record number of students on campus this semester [Published Liberty University - Aug 21 2014]
Health Fair at LaHaye introduces Live Healthy L... [Published Liberty University - Aug 21 2014]
FBS Dreams Drive Liberty University's $500M Mak... [Published Athletic Business - Aug 20 2014]
Seminary graduate presented with honorary docto... [Published Liberty University - Aug 19 2014]
From the Archive: Leonard Fein in his own words [Published JTA - Aug 17 2014]
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Aug 16 2014]
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and ... [Published PRWeb - Aug 16 2014]
President's Kickoff challenges incoming Flames ... [Published Liberty University - Aug 16 2014]
TERF Wars: Trans Women and Feminist Extremism i... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 16 2014]
Coffee Hour -- America's True Religion [Published Huffington Post - Aug 13 2014]
Hustler Magazine Turns 40, Parties In L.A.: A P... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 13 2014]
A New Front In Fight Against Same Sex Unions? U... [Published Fox News Latino - Aug 12 2014]
BROCK'S BEEF: The Gospels rewritten [Published Nebraska City News Press - Aug 11 2014]
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Why Conservative Christian Homeschoolers Are Fi... [Published Think Progress - Aug 26 2014]
Opposition to the educational standards known as Common Common has come from an array of Tea Party groups, conservative think-tanks, Glenn Beck, and the Koch Brothers’ Americans for Prosperity — and a few voices on the left as well. But one of the ...
Watch Mark Driscoll Ask Forgiveness from Mars H... [Published The Stranger, Seattle's Only Newspaper - Aug 25 2014]
You read about this in the Morning News , but here's the video of yesterday's announcement by Pastor Mark Driscoll that he's taking at least six weeks off from Mars Hill Church while the church's board investigates the many charges against him. Warren ...
Mark Driscoll to Step Down While Mars Hill Revi... [Published Catholic America - Aug 25 2014]
Controversial Seattle megachurch founder Mark Driscoll will step down for at least six weeks while church leaders review formal charges lodged by a group of pastors that he abused his power. The 43-year-old pastor has been under fire in recent months ...
Reverse Busing [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Aug 24 2014]
We all know how much white conservatives opposed school busing. The most famous case was in Boston, when Louise Day Hicks became famous saving south Boston from the horrors of white kids going to school with black kids. So it was a strong principle ...
History for August 11 [Published MuskegonPundit - Aug 11 2014]
History for August 11 - On-This-Day.com : Jerry Falwell 1933, Virna Lisi 1937, Terry "Hulk Hogan" Bollea 1953  1874 - A patent for the sprinkler head was given to Harry S. Parmelee.  1896 - Harvey Hubbell received a patent for the electric ...
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