So far this year, the closest any candidate has come is Texas Gov.
Rick Perry, whose wife Anita made a low-key lunchtime visit to nursing students in mid-October.
Credit transfer to Clemson was so common that many of the staff who got their undergraduate degrees from BJU earned Masters and Doctoral degrees from Clemson.
BJU's most famous student was the late Fred Phelps. They refused to admit black students until 1971, and from 1971 to 1975 they only admitted married black couples but not unmarried students.
“When I go to speak to voters, I don’t necessarily have to embrace the policies of the university,” he said.
Later, after losing the Michigan primary to Mc Cain, he further distanced himself from the school while taking a swipe at Mc Cain’s tactics.“I reject bigotry, I reject prejudice, I repudiate anti-Catholicism and racism,” he declared.
and is now led by former evangelist Steve Pettit, the first president of the college not in the Jones family.
century was beginning, by dropping its ban on interracial dating in 2000 and seeking and gaining accreditation by the Transnational Association of Christian Colleges and Schools in 2005.
Commenting on a 700 Club report and using Bob Jones University as an example, Robertson said it’s “chilling” to think about the prospect of government punishing Christian schools for opposing same-sex marriage. Meanwhile, other folks had some real explaining to do. But people who knew I’d attended the school wanted to hear my take on the matter. Advertisement Obligingly, I wrote an opinion piece describing my experiences inside the Bob Jones University bubble and urging more tolerance for different points of view.At Bob Jones University, Scripture is our final authority for faith and practice and it is our intent to have it govern all of our policies.It teaches that God created the human race as one race.The true unity of humanity is found only through faith in Christ alone for salvation from sin—in contrast to the superficial unity found in humanistic philosophies or political points of view.For those made new in Christ, all sinful social, cultural and racial barriers are erased (Colossians ), allowing the beauty of redeemed human unity in diversity to be demonstrated through the Church.The Christian is set free by Christ’s redeeming grace to love God fully and to love his neighbor as himself, regardless of his neighbor’s race or culture.As believers, we demonstrate our love for others first by presenting Christ our Great Savior to every person, irrespective of race, culture, or national origin.Currently, BJU has candidate status with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.Until 2005, Bob Jones University held the position that accreditation was a compromise with the sinful world of academia.