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Gov. Bobby Jindal to Keynote Liberty University's Commencement Ceremony
Originally Posted: 04/18/2014 - 9:47am | Type: Blog

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, widely considered a rising star in the Republican Party and a possible 2016 presidential candidate, will be the commencement speaker at Liberty University on May 10. ...

Despite 'Huge' Hesitancy, Seminaries Branch Out in Online Degrees
Originally Posted: 11/07/2013 - 4:46pm | Type: Blog

Theological education has increasingly left brick-and-mortar schools and headed back to congregations and family homes as more seminarians study online. Theological education has ...

Boo! You're Saved
Originally Posted: 10/30/2013 - 1:23pm | Type: Blog

Can you be scared into salvation? Can you be scared into salvation? For the past 41 years, Liberty University’s “ Scaremare ” has attracted thousands to its haunted attractio ...

Beyond 'Kony 2012': Jason Russell’s Attempt at a Comeback
Originally Posted: 10/17/2013 - 11:29am | Type: Blog

A campaign to arrest an African warlord generated awareness in more ways than the effort’s co-founder Jason Russell could have ever imagined. A campaign to arrest an African warlo ...

Jerry Falwell’s Legacy: A Thriving Liberty University
Originally Posted: 09/24/2013 - 11:15am | Type: Blog

A crimson-colored “LU,” emblazoned in 11-foot letters on a forested mountainside against a backdrop of white limestone, tells students and their families they have arrived at Liberty University. ...

Who Would Jesus Drone?
Originally Posted: 07/09/2013 - 3:33pm | Type: Blog

Being a Christian inevitably means many things — it means being baptized, partaking of the Lord's supper, and belonging to a community marked by the confession that Jesus Christ is Lord. Likewise, being a ...

Drones for Christ
Originally Posted: 06/12/2013 - 8:49am | Type: Magazine Article

David Swanson How Jerry Falwell's Liberty U.—the world's largest Christian university—became an evangelist for drone warfare.  ...

Romney Learns How to Talk to Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 05/15/2012 - 11:38am | Type: Blog

It's no wonder that Mitt Romney won plaudits from evangelical bigwigs for his commencement speech at Liberty University on Saturday. It showed he's learned how to talk to them--or at least, learned t ...

Transcript: Romney's Liberty University Speech
Originally Posted: 05/14/2012 - 10:41am | Type: Blog

Mitt Romney on Saturday delivered the commencement speech at Liberty University. The Los Angeles Times has video and the full transcript of the speech. Mitt Romney on Saturday d ...

Mass. Alumni Don’t Want Liberty to Get Free Campus
Originally Posted: 03/07/2012 - 6:30am | Type: Blog

Rankled at the prospect that "extremist" Liberty University might soon own the campus where they spent their prep school years, alumni of Northfield Mount Hermon School are petitioning to stop it. ...

Young Evangelicals Must Champion Immigration Reform
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

In some ways, 2010 was a great year for evangelicals who have longed for the church to stand for just and <a href="http://blog.sojo.net/tag/immigration/">compassionate immigration reform</a& ...

Why Glenn Beck is a Danger to True Evangelical Theology
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:34am | Type: Blog

I watched the Glenn Beck show on Fox News yesterday. His topic was how churches that are using the term, "social justice" are misinterpreting scripture in order to spread Marxism. ...

Ted Kennedy Meets Jerry Falwell
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Fans (and critics) of either man should read this speech -- from the late Sen. Kennedy, delivered back in 1983 at the late Jerry Falwell's (now) Liberty University. Fans (and ...

Liberty University's New Policy
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Did you read the news of <a title="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_University" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_University" target="_blank">Liberty University ...