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Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for ChristThe Renewal of Evangelicalism in Postwar America$
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John G. Turner

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780807831854

Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: July 2014

DOI: 10.5149/9780807889107_turner

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Campus Ministry at America's “Trojan Horse”

Campus Ministry at America's “Trojan Horse”

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(p.41) 2 Campus Ministry at America's “Trojan Horse”
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Bill Bright & Campus Crusade for Christ
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John G. Turner

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University of North Carolina Press
DOI:10.5149/9780807889107_turner.6

This chapter describes how Bill Bright wrote potential supporters to outline his vision, which fused spiritual and political concerns and objectives. After founding the Campus Crusade for Christ, he asserted that “the average collegian is spiritually illiterate” and “estimated that less than five percent of the college students of America are actively engaged in the church of today.” After noting that virtually all American colleges and universities “were founded as Christian institutions,” Bright lamented that “many of our state universities and colleges and other institutions deny the deity of Christ, the Bible as the Word of God, and offer not so much as one Christian course in their curriculum.”

Keywords:   potential supporters, Campus Crusade, average collegian, Christian institutions, state universities, deity of Christ

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