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The Fake ‘Holy War’ over Donald Trump’s ‘Get Even’ Advice

posted on October 5, 2012

At Christianity Today, Karen Swallow Prior writes about the fallout from Donald Trump’s recent remarks at Liberty University. At the evangelical university founded by Jerry Falwell, Trump “hedgingly suggested to over 10,000 students in attendance to ‘get even’ in order to succeed.” Some have perceived Trump’s comments to be at odds with Liberty’s Christian teachings. However at Liberty, the reaction has been more subdued. Chancellor Jerry Falwell Jr. explained, “At Liberty we like to think we have a free exchange of ideas. It’s their job … to discern what is good advice and what is not. If you don’t learn that in college, when do you learn it?” 

Read at Christianity Today