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An island in the Lake of Fire : Bob Jones University, fundamentalism, and the Separatist movement

Author: Mark Taylor Dalhouse
Publisher: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Press, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Religious Right's most dogmatic and resolute faction has its roots in three generations of the Bob Jones family of Greenville, South Carolina. An Island in the Lake of Fire is the first in-depth history of this militantly separatist, ultrafundamentalist dynasty to be written by an "outsider" with the Jones's cooperation. Mark Taylor Dalhouse focuses on Bob Jones University (BJU) and the three colorful,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Bob Jones; Bob Jones
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Taylor Dalhouse
ISBN: 0820318159 9780820318158
OCLC Number: 33207072
Description: viii, 211 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Bob Joneses --
family and fundamentalism in Greenville --
The patriarch and the foundation --
Separatism unleashed --
The separatist path --
The world's most unusual university --
Rapprochement --
Notes.
Responsibility: Mark Taylor Dalhouse.

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