Since 2001, 150 fundamentalist graduates of Pat Robertson’s Regent University have worked in the Bush Administration.
Moyers points out, unlike almost all other media outlets, that one of Pat Robertson’s graduates has been in the headlines.
One such political aspirant, former Justice Department official, Monica Goodling, has recently helped to thrust her alma mater into the spotlight, due to her alleged involvement in the firings of as many as ten federal prosecutors.
She resigned from her position in the Justice Department in April, and has said she would assert her fifth amendment rights, rather than testify before Congress. “May God bless you richly as you continue your service to America.”
Regent University produces “Christian leaders who will make a difference, who will change the world.” Bill Moyers says, “I am not that sangiune about Pat Robertson’s missionary efforts; Regent’s University hopes to be the Loyola of fundamentalism.”
1 in 3 Believe Bible is Literal
Editor and Publisher, ‘America’s Oldest Journal Covering the Newspaper Industry’, reports from Gallup poll figures that about one-third of the American adult population believes the Bible is the actual word of God and is to be taken literally word for word.
Belief in the literal word of the Bible is strongest among those whose schooling stopped with high school and declines steadily with educational level, with only 20% of college graduates holding that view and 11% of those with an advanced degree. [via Thomas Aikenhead Society]
“He who begins by loving Christianity better than truth, will proceed by loving his own sect of Church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.” – Samuel Taylor Coleridge