Last updated on: 5/9/2017 | Author: ProCon.org

D. James Kennedy, PhD Biography

Title:
Minister of the Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
Position:
Pro to the question "Should the Words “under God” Be in the US Pledge of Allegiance?"
Reasoning:

“On January 3, Michael Newdow, the infamous atheist who unsuccessfully challenged the constitutionality of the Pledge of Allegiance due to its inclusion of the words ‘under God,’ re-filed his lawsuit, along with eight additional co-plaintiffs…. Contact your senators and encourage them to confirm federal judges who will strictly interpret the Constitution and allow public expressions of faith.”

Jan. 6, 2004

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Minister, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
  • Founder, The Center for Reclaiming America
  • Founder, Coral Ridge Ministries Media, Inc., Evangelism Explosion International, Knox Theological Seminary, and Westminster Academy
Education:
  • PhD, New York University
  • MA, summa cum laude, Theology, Chicago Graduate School of Theology
  • MDiv, cum laude, Columbia Theological Seminary
  • BA, University of Tampa
Other:
  • None found