Jerry Falwell: his life and legacy

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Howard Books,
Pub. Date:
c2008.
Language:
English
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An intimate perspective into the life of the most visible religious leader in America, as told and authorized by his wife. Jerry Falwell played a pivotal role in the American religious and political scene for the last thirty years. As a constant voice for the Christian Right, and with his strong affirmations for family values, he remained outspoken about his beliefs and vision for revolutionized morals and social reform, including issues that will greatly affect the upcoming 2008 elections. Readers will be treated to a behind-the-scenes look at the private life of Jerry Falwell, giving insight into his most publicized and controversial events, such as:
  • His friendship with Ronald Reagan
  • His relationship to Larry Flynt
  • What led to the concept and formation of the Moral Majority
  • The reaction to his September 11 remarks
Macel Falwell, Rev. Falwell's widow, provides this official biography of the founder of the Moral Majority. Along with never-before-seen photographs, Macel gives a personal viewpoint and tells readers stories from across the decades, including some from his children, that show the man behind the passion.
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141658028
9781416580287
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table_of_contents Jesus, Jerry, and me -- Beating the odds -- A family man -- A church for all people -- The Moral Majority -- Strength for the journey -- My enemies; my friends -- Surviving the PTL scandal -- The later years -- Living legacy.
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