For Youth, for Christ and for Liberty: America's Bonkers Christian Soldiers Save a Borderline-Dull Documentary
Billen, Andrew, New Statesman (1996)
God's Next Army
Monday 5 June, 9pm, Channel 4
New readers start here: when you peruse Andrew Stephen's next despatches from Washington for this journal, you may hear the distant sound of a seal barking. I think I know what it is trying to say. It is asking our distinguished correspondent a question. "Andrew," it barks, "are you saying that America is as barking as I am?"
The makers of God's Next Army never actually asked the question either but, let's be honest, their documentary hinted that the answer was yes. Look no further, it suggested, than Patrick Henry College, an hour's ride from Washington, DC. It was founded six years ago by Michael Farris, a lawyer and political activist, and its purpose is to groom for high office the most brilliant sons and daughters from America's Christian heartland. The ivy has not yet grown around the …
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Publication information: Article title: For Youth, for Christ and for Liberty: America's Bonkers Christian Soldiers Save a Borderline-Dull Documentary. Contributors: Billen, Andrew - Author. Magazine title: New Statesman (1996). Volume: 135. Issue: 4796 Publication date: June 12, 2006. Page number: 52. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2006 Gale Group.
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