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The Cedarville Interpreter, or, Thomas White Can’t Silence (all) the Students

by William Trollinger Homepage of The Cedarville Interpreter. For the past nine years the Cedarville University administration has done everything in its power to eliminate discussion of any ideas mildly at variance with the patriarchal Christian Right ideology...

Science and Cedarville: A Review of RightingAmerica in 2020

The last year marked a number of milestones for RightingAmerica.net! In addition to celebrating our fourth year of blogging, we welcomed 8 new contributing writers to our site, surpassed 192,000 page views, and reached our highest number of visitors ever in June –...

Jerry Falwell, Jr. Unzipped His Pants for the Camera . . . But It’s Not About Sex

by Rodney Kennedy  Rodney Kennedy has his M.Div. from New Orleans Theological Seminary and his Ph.D. in Rhetoric from Louisiana State University. The pastor of 7 Southern Baptist churches over the course of 20 years, he pastored the First Baptist Church of Dayton (OH)...

Thomas White, Jerry Falwell, Jr., and the Breathtaking, Awe-Inspiring Heights of Fundamentalist Hubris

by Susan Trollinger and William Trollinger One of the primary reasons that some 46,000 undergraduates attend Liberty University is that the institution obliges all of its students to adhere to a set of rules called “The Liberty Way.” That means that in addition to...

Cedarville Faculty Compile Resources for New and Incoming Students

In recent weeks we have written extensively about the scandal surrounding Cedarville University President Thomas White and his hiring and removal of known sexual predator Anthony Moore.  As more details of the scandal have come to light, concerned faculty at...

A Pastor’s Resignation and a Former Student’s Story: More on the Wreckage Wrought by the Fundamentalist Takeover of Cedarville

by William Trollinger Grace Baptist Church. Photo courtesy of CedarSnap The Cedarville University saga goes on and on and on and on and on and on.  But finally, someone has lost their job, apparently for their role in covering up for the sexual offender at the heart...