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Rape Culture, Bob Jones University and the End of Forgiveness

Zach J. Hoag | Posted 06.24.2014 | Religion
Zach J. Hoag

After spending the first half of my life in the church, I've come to the conclusion that evangelical culture is largely dysfunctional in its understanding of "forgiveness." And nowhere is this more clearly seen than in the recent report by Al Jazeera America on Bob Jones University.

The Real Origins Of The Religious Right

Politico Magazine | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

On June 30, 1971, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued its ruling in the case, now Green v. Connally (John Connally ha...

Bob Jones University Renews Sex Abuse Investigations

Religion News Service | Sarah Pulliam Bailey | Posted 02.26.2014 | Religion

(RNS) After firing an independent watchdog group to investigate allegations of sexual abuse on campus, Bob Jones University has rehired the same group...

University Halts Sex Assault Investigation Weeks Before Results Released

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.13.2014 | College

Fundamentalist Christian bastion Bob Jones University has sparked controversy after summarily dismissing a consultant group investigating the way the ...

Evangelicals Confuse Freedom With Free Rein To Insult Others

Wayne Besen | Posted 03.19.2013 | Religion
Wayne Besen

They simply can't comprehend that the "untouchables" they used to bully with their Bibles are no longer remaining silent and refuse to accept their inferior place in society.

LGBT Support Group Formed At Very Unlikely Campus

The Huffington Post | Gregory Kristof | Posted 06.22.2012 | College

Bob Jones University, a Christian institution notorious for their controversial fundamentalist views, now has a new LGBT support group on campus, KLTV...

This Student Was Kicked Out Of College For Watching Glee

crushable.com | Jenni Maier | Posted 04.30.2012 | College

So the problem with going to college at a fundamentalist christian school like Bob Jones University that's actively working toward returning America t...

Kentucky Fried Bible Reading: Is Interracial Marriage Immoral?

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 02.01.2012 | Religion
G. Elijah Dann

Of course the Kentucky Baptists can't consistently hold to their prejudices. It also doesn't take much imagination to think that their hysteria is really something much more human and base.

Bob Jones University Questions 'Fundamentalist' Label

Posted 11.29.2011 | Religion

By David Gibson Religion News Service GREENVILLE, S.C. (RNS) When Bob Jones III recently questioned whether President Obama is a Christian, it was...

Key State Primary Voters Reveal Surprising Preference

AP | By JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- South Carolina's Christian conservatives, personified by Bob Jones University presidents and alums, have both made and broken pres...

The Christian Right In Context: Politics Over Persuasion

Richard T. Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Richard T. Hughes

By the 1960s, the world was out of joint again, prompting the rise of the Christian Right.

Rush, Race, and the Religious Right

Randall Balmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Randall Balmer

I have come to the reluctant conclusion that one reason politically conservative evangelicals so adore Limbaugh is that he expresses the racism they feel but cannot allow themselves to articulate.

Ron Paul To Speak At Bob Jones University

Austin Statesman | Ken Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Here's a curiosity that turned up on the Thursday schedule distributed Wednesday night by Ron Paul's campaign. The good doctor will speak at 5 p.m. to...

Romney Embraces Jones Endorsement Despite University Calling Mormonism A Cult

AP | GLEN JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney embraced his association with Christian conservative Bob Jones III Thursday despite Jones' sharp criticism...