Falwell Inc.: Inside a Religious, Political, Educational, and Business Empire
Spiritual Street Fighter. Radical Educator. Christian Entrepreneur.
The late Reverend Jerry Falwell was a controversial and divisive religious and political figure whose legacy will long outlive him. Falwell Inc. is the first close examination of how he built his conservative empire, from the inner workings of the fund-raising juggernauts behind his church, university, an
The book just didn't talk about the empire as a while. It just discussed the various parts of it, and seemed to emphasize some like the University, and de-emphasize others.
Seems like Falwell was a fascinating man, and his empire was fascinating-but this book just didn't deliver a good grip on it.
I did however learn the meaning of fundamentalism, though, and also how public appeals on TV, we're direct decende ...more