During the Fundamentalist-Modernist controversy of the 1920s, Christian evangelist Bob Jones, Sr.grew increasingly concerned about the secularization of higher education and the influence of religious liberalism in denominational colleges.Out wasting time on the internet, I came across your BJU web site.Being a loyal alumnus, I thought your site was just another disgruntled former student slamming the school. I'm a 1992 graduate and wasn't quite sure what to think when I happened upon your website.
With my own ears I [Bob Vincent] heard him say the following: “Blacks have never had a successful civilization.” “Blacks were designed by God to be servants.” “Blacks are only happy when they are in the role of a servant.” "Roxanne [Jones Robinson, Dr.
A reader who takes the time to read all the posts in order will gain great insight into the thinking and duplicity of Dr. Quotes of the Day: "A Negro is best when he serves at the table," then quickly added, "I'm not a racist." Dr.
Bob Jones III, The Washington Post, Getting the Bob out of Bob Jones U.
I really enjoy your page since I will be a freshman at BJU next year, and my church puts quite a heavy emphasis on the university.
I just got finished reading your section on interracial dating, and I must say, somebody just needs to tell Bob Jones III, "What's the big deal?
In November 2012, Bob Jones University, the longtime flagship institution of fundamentalism, announced it had hired GRACE (short for Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment), an independent group of evangelical lawyers, pastors, and psychologists, to investigate the university’s handling of sexual-abuse and -harassment reports.
Bob Jones officials said they were taking the step after watching the pedophilia scandal unfold at Pennsylvania State University the previous year.
Tina Anderson, a 15-year-old who lived in New Hampshire, was raped and impregnated in 1997 by one of her church’s deacons, then in his late thirties, while she was a babysitter for his family.
When Anderson and her mother told their pastor, Bob Jones graduate Chuck Phelps, what had happened, Phelps had Anderson stand before the congregation while he read a confession of her pregnancy.
They vowed to ask forgiveness of any students they may have “underserved.”In truth, the origins of the investigation were closer to home.
In 2011, an abuse scandal from years before had become national news with a report.