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Jerry Falwell Quotes on Hope: 3 Memorable Statements From Christian Evangelist

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Jerry Falwell, Christian evangelist and founder of the "moral majority, passed away in 2007, but his words continue to keep his legacy alive. As part of the religious right, Falwell's words from the pulpit often ignited controversy.

Even Falwell's statements of hope are few and far between, but often memorable. Here are three of Falwell's most memorable statements about hope.

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1. In 2004 Falwell addressed the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary about his hopes for the future of the legal profession and the opening of a Christian law school. "We are unabashedly proactive. We are on a mission to return America to her religious heritage. We're hoping we are training the lawyers who can turn the legal profession back to the right."

2. Falwell made no bones about his feelings for the public school system. "I hope I live to see the day when, as in the early days of our country, we won't have any public schools. The churches will have taken them over again and Christians will be running them. What a happy day that will be!"

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3. Falwell eluded that the work the religious right is doing is making a difference. "What we've worked on for 30 years, to mobilize people of faith and value in this country, what we've done through these years is coming to culmination right now."

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