Last updated on: 6/10/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Jerry Falwell Biography

Title:
Reverend
Position:
Con to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

“In fact, Christmas has become a dirty word in many areas of society as groups like the American Civil Liberties Union (…) continue to instill their vision of a Godless public square on our nation.”

Dec. 3, 2003

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Other
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Former Head of Liberty Alliance, a not for profit educational and lobbying organization
  • Publisher, National Liberty Journal
  • Jerry Falwell Ministries
  • Liberty Godparent Foundation
  • Liberty Channel
  • Created the Moral Majority conservative Christian lobby group, 1979-1989
  • Liberty University, founder and Chancellor, 1971
  • The Old Time Gospel Hour, televised services, 1968
  • Lynchburg Christian Academy (LCA), founder, 1967
  • Thomas Road Baptist Church, founder, 1956
Education:
  • Ordained Minister, School unknown, 1956
  • Attended Bible Baptist College, MO, 1952
  • Attended Lynchburg College, VA, studied journalism, 1950
Other:
  • Born: Aug. 11, 1933
  • Died: May 15, 2007