Category Archives: Jerry Falwell

Blinded by Might 9

I finished Blinded by Might: Why the Religious Right Can’t Save America, by Cal Thomas and Ed Dobson.  In my latest reading, Thomas was interviewing Jerry Falwell. Two aspects of that interview that interested me were Jerry’s retrospective insight that … Continue reading

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Blinded by Might 8: Authenticity

For my write-up today on Blinded by Might: Why the Religious Right Can’t Save America, by Cal Thomas and Ed Dobson, I’ll talk some about Cal Thomas’ interview with Tony Hall.  According to the wikipedia article about him, Hall was … Continue reading

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Blinded by Might 2: The Rigidity of Boundaries

In my latest reading of Blinded by Might: Why the Religious Right Can’t Save America, by Cal Thomas and Ed Dobson, I was thinking about flexibility and the rigidity of boundaries. Cal Thomas said that a reason that it’s hard … Continue reading

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Blinded by Might 1

I started the 1999 book, Blinded by Might: Why the Religious Right Can’t Save America, by Cal Thomas and Ed Dobson.  Cal Thomas is a conservative syndicated columnist, author, and TV personality.  And Dobson for a long time pastored Calvary … Continue reading

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4/24/2012 Links

I’ve been reading a lot of excellent posts these last few weeks.  Here, I want to share some of them with you (if you haven’t read them already). 1.  Messianic Jew Derek Leman talks about Rachel Held Evans’ controversial post, … Continue reading

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David Marshall: “What About the ‘American Taliban’?”

For my write-up today on David Marshall’s The Truth Behind the New Atheism, I will blog about Chapter 10: “What About the ‘American Taliban’?”  As is often the case, I cannot do complete justice to Marshall, for there’s a lot … Continue reading

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Justice, Justice You Shall Pursue

I went to the public library today and looked through a book about Jimmy Carter’s “crisis of confidence” speech, also known as the “malaise” speech.  The book is by history professor Kevin Mattson and is entitled, What the Heck Are … Continue reading

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Pat and Jerry Up Close

I just finished Mel White’s Stranger at the Gate: To Be Gay and Christian in America (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1994). Mel White was a ghostwriter for such figures as Jerry Falwell, Pat Robertson, and Billy Graham. Unknown to … Continue reading

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