Jerry Falwell is dead.
He was 73.
Was he a good man?
A tolerant man?
A loving man of God?
Or did Jerry Falwell preach hatred in the guise of love?
Was he a creator of hurt?
Did Falwell dedicate his life to punishing those he believed did not follow in God’s light or did he welcome them in from the cold shadows?
Do men like the reverend Jerry Falwell find Heaven in the end? How do we know? Where is our proof beyond the faith of belief? Do all deeds matter in the defense of moral duty?
Are we better off with Jerry Falwell in the world of the dead or not?
What is Jerry Falwell’s international human legacy and what warnings must we take from his life in his death?