February 02, 2006
The Feb. 6 edition of NEWSWEEK
features a story on the debate program at Liberty University, in a bit by Susanna Meadows, “Cut, Thrust and Christ: Why evangelicals are mastering the art of college debate.” The story trots out a number of tired old formulas, with the lede referencing the fact that fundamentalists (used interchangeably with the term evangelicals) view of the imminence of the second coming: “When you believe the end of the world is coming, you learn to talk fast.”
But what really makes this an item worthy of notice on GetReligion is an illustrative misquote of Jerry Falwell. Continue Reading...