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by Daniel L Turner
Satnding Without Apology is by far the best. It is an accurate history of Bob Jones University founded by Dr. Bob Jones in 1927
Satnding Without Apology is by far the best. While written by an insider it gives a balanced and thorough history of the school. It does an excellent job of allowing the reader to understand the cultural and spiritual forces which lead to the establishment of this unique University and which molded the school. Further, it gives a real feel of the Personalities (Bob Jones S. Bob Jones Jr. and Bob Jones III) which have lead the school for almost 80 years. Bob Jones in 1927. It explains its beginnings, struggles and unwavering Biblical stands that has made it what it is today.
Although Bob Jones University published its first trade book, A History of. Daniel L. Turner, Standing Without Apology: The History of Bob Jones University (Greenville, . Bob Jones University Press, 1997), 283, 304. ISBN 0-89084-930-7.
Although Bob Jones University published its first trade book, A History of Fundamentalism in America by George W. Dollar in 1973, BJU Press originated in the need for textbooks in the burgeoning Christian school movement. 18. ^ Deb Richardson-Moore, "BJU Press Has Quietly Risen to Top in Homeschool Publications," Greenville News, 26 May 1996. Dick Hughes, "Books-a-Millions: Bob Jones makes a business of textbooks," Greenville Journal, December 11, 2009, 27.
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Standing Without Apology is the history of Bob Jones University, pointing out the school's roots in American fundamentalism and documenting its growth to leadership within that movement. The book details how the school has dealt with major movements and challenges with religious movements such as liberalism and the New Evangelicalism, with cultural questions such as the relationship of Christianity to the arts, and with political matters such as freedom of religion and the Civil Rights movement.
Recommend this journal. Published online by Cambridge University Press: 28 July 2009. Recommend this journal. Dollar, in 1973, BJU Press originated in the need for textbooks in the burgeoning Christian school movement.
Bob Jones University was established in 1927 by evangelist Bob Jones Sr. Throughout his travels, Dr. Bob Jones Sr. .The common thread that runs throughout the history of Bob Jones University is love for and faithfulness to God and His Word. saw students whose faith was shaken during college, and he recognized the need for a thoroughly Christian college that stood on the absolute authority of the Bible to train America’s youth. His vision was to establish a training center for Christians from around the world that would be distinguished by its academic excellence, refined standards of behavior, and opportunities to appreciate the performing and visual arts.
For further discussion of Jones's distinction between old-line Pentecostalism and the Charismatic movement, see Daniel L. Bob Jones University Press, 1997), pp. 242-43. 15Edward O�Connor, Pentecost in the Modern World (Notre Dame, In. Ave Maria Press, Charismatic Renewal Books, 1972), p. 33, cited in James Richard Monk, "Bases of Neo-Pentecostal Ecumenicity" (T. thesis, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1980), p. 55; italics in original.