Jerry Falwell


When family values belonged to all of us

The "traditional family" used to provide stability and comfort. Was it all an illusion?


An Idea Whose Time Has Come, by Todd S. Purdum

Todd Purdum's work of journalistic history on the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is ultimately a story about politicians doing the right thing.


Second thoughts

spring books 1999

Paul Weyrich, the conservative activist who coined the term "moral majority" for Jerry Falwell, created a minor controversy in January by urging conservatives to abandon attempts to win the culture war through electoral politics. Blinded by Might is the evangelical equivalent to Weyrich's letter and has evoked a similarly heated response among religious conservatives.


Falwell Inc.: Inside a Religious, Political, Educational, and Business Empire

On a recent visit to Lynchburg, I discovered the Liberty Channel on cable TV.


Killinger took his first pastorate at the First Presbyterian Church in Lynchburg, Virginia, a small city that Jerry Falwell had put on the map.