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Bernie Sanders: Willing To Speak To The "Other Side"

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 [...]

Vine Superstar Caleb Natale Talks Special Effects With HuffPost 6x60

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

The Christian Case for Bernie Sanders

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

Meet the Evangelical Pastor and Liberty Alum Who’s Feeling the Bern

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 »

Bernie Sanders Reaches For The Converted At Liberty University

3 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

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

A Socialist Speaks to the Faithful

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

Pro-Clinton Historian Hits Bernie Sanders For Saying U.S. Founded On 'Racist Principles'

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

AUDIO: Evangelical Leader to U.S. Christians: Jesus Would Vote for Bernie Sanders

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

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 Calls For Justice In Talk At Liberty University

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

Millennials Feel the Bern 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

Bernie Does Liberty University

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.

“Somebody Is Running Against Hillary Clinton. To the Hackmobile!”

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. […]

Bernie Sanders Reaches Out To Evangelicals, Defends Social Agenda

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

What was Bernie Sanders doing at Liberty University?

The liberal candidate surprised many by accepting the conservative Christian school's invitation.

Sanders at Liberty

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

Sanders braves the elephant in the auditorium

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.

Sanders and Kennedy at Liberty, 32 Years Apart

A look at the speeches of two liberal Democrats at the same evangelical university shows how the political winds have shifted over three decades.

Was Sanders Actually Fishing For Votes at Liberty University?

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...

Bernie Sanders Touches on Gays, Abortion, and Morality at Liberty U. Speech: WATCH

4 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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.

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