Are you kidding me? The pundits chortled upon learning that Bernie Sanders was going to Liberty University to give a speech. One wiseacre noted that Sanders would be lucky to pick up six votes. The laughs are on the cynics. Bernie Sanders received a warm reception from students at this traditionally [...]
Nineteen-year-old Caleb Natale has exploded onto the Vine scene. Not literally, of course, though he could use his After Effects skills to make it look like he has actually exploded. A film production student at Liberty University, Natale...Show More Summary
On September 14, Bernie Sanders gave a speech at Liberty University, the largest Evangelical Christian institution of higher education in the world. I tried to come up with a metaphor that would adequately express the abnormality of Sanders's visit. Show More Summary
Senator Bernie Sanders received a combination of polite applause and stony silence from students and faculty during last week’s speech at famously conservative Liberty University, the Virginia-based Evangelical school founded by Reverend Jerry Falwell. But the self-described socialist presidential hopeful didn't leave empty-handed — he now has the endorsement of... More »
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If you open the Bible and turn to the Book of Hebrews, you'll find this bit of good advice: "Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it." This lineShow More Summary
Elesha CoffmanWith Bernie Sanders's recent address at Liberty University making much news, I wondered how evangelicals responded to Socialist presidential candidate Norman Thomas back in the day. The short answer is... I don't know.Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- When Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) spoke at Liberty University on Monday, he offered his audience a thought not usually advanced in conservative Christian circles: that the United States was, "in many ways," created "on racist...Show More Summary
After the progressive presidential candidate spoke to 12,000 students, faculty and administrators at Liberty University, a stronghold of political and religious conservatism, a man who calls himself as an alumnus of the school and an evangelical leader told listeners that the candidate’s policies are an embodiment of Christian values.
Bernie Sanders spoke on Monday night at Liberty University. He did not try to triangulate or hide his views which differ from most in the audience, pointing them out at the start: And let me start off by acknowledging what I think all of you already know. And that is the views that many here [...]Show More Summary
https://youtu.be/ZH4lbq7BkLo By, Siraj Hashmi Bernie Sanders made a campaign stop in Manassas, Virginia just hours after speaking at a convocation at Liberty University in Lynchburg. Liberty University was founded by the late-pastor,...Show More Summary
Self-declared socialist and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders entered what his supporters must consider the belly of the beast on Monday. He spoke at the conservative evangelical Liberty University in Virginia. Some of those supporters sat in reserved seats, ensuring his remarks would be received with some applause.
Bernie Sanders, at his speech at Liberty University, made the rather banal point that the U.S. is a “nation which in many ways was created, and I’m sorry to have to say this, from way back on racist principles, that’s a fact.” Sanders is also polling well against Hillary Clinton in Iowa and New Hampshire. […]
Democratic Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made his case to the student body Monday at Liberty University, a leading evangelical Christian college founded by the reverend Jerry Falwell that is located in Lynchburg, Virginia. The...Show More Summary
The liberal candidate surprised many by accepting the conservative Christian school's invitation.
I wrote about the speech he gave yesterday: It’s not particularly noteworthy that a presidential candidate should go to Liberty University, a conservative evangelical college, and deliver a tough critique of President Barack Obama’s record. Show More Summary
Democrat Bernie Sanders ventured into the lion's den—a.k.a. Liberty University in Virginia—on Monday and appealed to evangelical Christians’ better angels.
A look at the speeches of two liberal Democrats at the same evangelical university shows how the political winds have shifted over three decades.
When I heard about Bernie Sanders choosing to speak at one of Liberty University's famous "convos" where so many right-wing figures have spoken in the past, my initial reaction was...
2016 Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders spoke at Liberty University on Monday, the school founded by televangelist Jerry Falwell. In his speech, which focused on issues of morality and justice, Sanders noted the divide between evangelic… The post Bernie Sanders Touches on Gays, Abortion, and Morality at Liberty U. Speech: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.