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About Jerry Falwell
Jerry Falwell was an American Baptist preacher, political commentator and televangelist remembered for being one of the founders of the Thomas Road Baptist Church. He is also known for founding the Liberty Christian Academy (formerly known as the Lynchburg Christian Academy) and the now defunct political organization Moral Majority.
He was born to Helen Virginia and Carey Falwell. He grew up with a twin brother named Gene. In 1958, he got married to Macel Pate, with whom he had three children: Jeannie, Jonathan and Jerry Falwell Jr. He remained married to Macel until his death in 2007.
Throughout his life, he strongly condemned homosexuality. He once stated that AIDS was God's way of punishing the world for tolerating homosexuals.
He was also strongly against Islam and once went as far as calling Islamic prophet Muhammad a "violent man" and a "terrorist" on live television. The statement prompted outrage in Islamic communities across the globe.
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Famous quotes by Jerry Falwell
AIDS is not just God's punishment for homosexuals it is God's punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals.Jerry Falwell
Any sex outside of the marriage bond between a man and a woman is violating God's law.Jerry Falwell
God created the family to provide the maximum love and support and morality and example that one can imagine.Jerry Falwell
I think the Moslem faith teaches hate.Jerry Falwell
If you're not a born-again Christian, you're a failure as a human being.Jerry Falwell
The idea that religion and politics don't mix was invented by the Devil to keep Christians from running their own country.Jerry Falwell
There's been a concerted effort to steal Christmas.Jerry Falwell
We will see a breakdown of the family and family values if we decide to approve same-sex marriage, and if we decide to establish homosexuality as an acceptable alternative lifestyle with all the benefits that go with equating it with the heterosexual lifestyle.Jerry Falwell
When you have a godly husband, a godly wife, children who respect their parents and who are loved by their parents, who provide for those children their physical and spiritual and material needs, lovingly, you have the ideal unit.Jerry Falwell
Jerry Falwell's Popularity
Jerry Falwell was a famous American pastor and evangelist, who was born on August 11, 1933. As a person born on this date, Jerry Falwell is listed in our database as the 32nd most popular celebrity for the day (August 11) and the 39th most popular for the year (1933).
People born on August 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Jerry Falwell is the 1267th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Jerry Falwell's birthday, Jerry Falwell is the 6801st most famous American.
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