When Falwell died, his son Jonathan became heir to his father's ministry, and took over as the senior pastor of the church. and the racial desegregation of public school systems by the U. By 1974, the Internal Revenue Service moved to revoke the tax-exempt status of Bob Jones University, which forbade interracial dating (blacks had been denied entry until 1971). "In some states it's easier to open a massage parlor than to open a Christian school", Falwell complained.
During the 1950s and 1960s, Falwell spoke and campaigned against the U. What brought Falwell and other white evangelicals into common cause with political conservatives was a ruling issued in 1978 by the IRS.
Everything at BJU—from liberal arts classes to daily chapel services—is centered on one thing: preparing you to serve God with your life. I have absolutely enjoyed my time here as a student.
I am very excited about some of the recent changes and campus renovations that have gone on since I came as a freshman.
He advocated that the United States change its public education system by implementing a school voucher system which would allow parents to send their children to either public or private schools.
In his book America Can Be Saved he wrote that "I hope I live to see the day when, as in the early days of our country, we won't have any public schools.
It also concerns me that once the pork barrel is filled, suddenly the Church of Scientology, the Jehovah Witnesses [sic], the various and many denominations and religious groups—and I don't say those words in a pejorative way—begin applying for money—and I don't see how any can be turned down because of their radical and unpopular views.