Charles ‘Chuck‘ Colson has been described as the Nixon administration’s “evil genius” as he was convicted on charges pertaining to the 1970s Watergate scandal, for which he served seven months in prison. Considered one of Nixon’s hatchet men, Chuck Colson is dead at 80-years-old. Chuck died Saturday and his death was confirmed by Jim Liske, [...]Show More Summary
Watergate figure Charles Colson died Saturday at age 80National Review has a symposium of salutes to the memory of one of the country's great men of faith and reason, mine among them..
As this Red State post demonstrates, conservative evangelicals are still not feeling the Romney love. The latest offense comes at Mitt Romney's statement on the death of Nixonian-monkey-boy-cum-evangelical-slimeball Chuck Colson. Here's...Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: The world lost a lion of the Christian faith on Saturday with the passing of Prison Fellowship Ministries Founder Chuck Colson. Since then, evangelical leaders have been commemorating the impact of his life and work. CitizenLink...Show More Summary
What's behind the snarky obituaries and media retrospectives infuriating many Christians.
Why evangelicals need to redefine themselves and reform the whole church.
Today’s Courier Herald Column: “Dirty Tricks”. Even with the redemption story of Charles “Chuck” Colson, these words feature prominently in his Washington Post obituary. It serves as a not so subtle reminder that in politics, as in life, our past is always with us. Colson’s political past was one of absolute allegiance to President Richard [...]
For those of you who haven't heard already, Chuck Colson died over the weekend. Chuck was Special Counsel to President Nixon and did...
We’re contractually obligated to say the loss of any human life is a tragedy, but we’re not exactly crying a river over the death on Saturday of Chuck Colson, a chief figure in the Watergate scandal who had a jailhouse conversion and emerged as a virulently anti-LGBT preacher. He was 80-years-old CONTINUED » Permalink | Post a [...]
Since learning of Chuck Colson’s illness he has been in my thoughts and prayers. Chuck died Saturday from complications from a brain hemorrhage. It is odd to say but prison proved the best thing that ever happened to Chuck, and it made him a force for good. Show More Summary
The death of Chuck Colson over the weekend marked he loss of an American original. As many news stories attest, Colson embodied a quintessentially American life, from his rise to prominence in the Nixon White House, to his disgrace and...Show More Summary
Looking back over the last three decades, the religious right movement has had some notable, high-profile leaders, many of whom have enjoyed considerable national prominence. Figures like Pat Robertson and Jerry Falwell, though widely loathed by the American mainstream, became ho …
On Saturday, Chuck Colson passed at age 80. It is really fascinating to me how different news groups handled the occasion and reflected upon his life. The main stream media emphasized his few years as an advisor to President Nixon and his role, downfall, and subsequent jail sentence due to his very active part in [...]
Christian journalists and bloggers pay tribute to Christian author and Prison Fellowship founder Charles (Chuck) Colson: David Shuringa at Think Christian Colson’s legacy is enormous. Convicted in 1974 as part of the Watergate scandal, Colson – then White House special counsel – was sent to federal prison. Paroled in 1975, Colson began Prison Fellowship the [...]
Sunday's News: Chuck Colson Dies, Hatch Survives, Popocatepetl Erupts, Philip Humber Perfect, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds House Hunting.
It’s now a cliche that when people to go prison they suddenly find religion. And the religion lasts while they’re in prison — then, in many cases, the newly found religion magically evaporates if they get out and go on to live post-prison lives. But not with Chuck Colson, who during the Nixon presidency was [...]
Anthea Butler at Religion Dispatches David Badash at The New Civil Rights Movement Jeff Sharlet on Twitter Michael Dobbs at The Washington Post David Sessions at The Daily Beast David Mark and Adelle M. Banks at Religion News Servic...
Chuck Colson passed away today of complications of a brain hemorrhage sustained last month. He was 80.Colson served as Chief Counsel to President Nixon. He achieved notoriety for his involvement in composing Nixon's Enemies List and was one of the key figures in the Watergate coverup. Show More Summary
... Chuck Colson, dead at 80.