(RNS) — 'We have a rare opportunity to make history in our time,' Jerry Falwell Jr. said.
(RNS) — 'I think it’s telling that Falwell Jr. wants to talk about the dangers of social Christianity without talking to us,' said the Rev. Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — Two Democratic lawmakers are accusing Liberty University of enacting 'extreme restrictions on student free speech' in a letter to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.
(RNS) — News stories about ‘evangelicals and politics’ typically only look at ‘self-identifying evangelical white Republicans.’
(RNS) — The protest comes in response to a Politico article that quotes current and former members of Jerry Falwell Jr.’s 'inner circle' describing Liberty as a 'dictatorship.'
FORT WORTH, Texas (RNS) — A pair of stained glass artists in Dallas lost years of potential income when a Baptist seminary canceled a commission for a series of stained glass windows. The windows, which depict leaders of the so-called 'Conservative Resurgence,' had been on display at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. The windows were a pet project of Dorothy Patterson, wife of former SWBTS President Paige Patterson, who was fired last year. The new president had them removed and canceled orders for additional windows.
(RNS) — Many schools, such as Liberty University, have honor codes that spell out Christian standards for sexual conduct. Nude photos are not among them.
At least for now.
At the beginning of the year, the Washington Post asked Jerry Falwell, Jr. whether there was anything Donald Trump could do that would endanger his support among evangelical leaders.
(RNS) — Mark DeMoss talked about surviving cancer, his concerns about incivility and why he’ll never write a tell-all book.
(RNS) — One answer to the question 'Why do evangelicals support Trump?' is that they don't, or at least not all of them.
(RNS) — Eighty-one percent of white evangelicals voted for Donald Trump, but why? Especially when there were three experienced evangelical candidates in the primary season? Historian John Fea traces a legacy of fear, power, and nostalgia among white evangelical voters.
(AP) — “The left is going to try very hard to say this is all about overturning Roe,” said Johnnie Moore, a Southern Baptist minister who was a co-chairman of the Trump campaign’s evangelical advisory board
(RNS) — Jerry Falwell Jr. and Jimmy Carter offered a model of civility and generosity that all Americans, whether Baptist or not, can stand and applaud.
(RNS) — It's been 150 years since the Civil War ended, but does the racist theology remain?
(RNS) — Liberty University's president questioned whether its rival for largest Christian university meets Liberty's definition of a Christian school, and then suggested — that by different measures — both schools could lay claim to the title.