Terry Jones (pastor)
Jones in March 2011
|Born||October 1951 (age 67–68)|
|Residence||Gainesville, Florida, US|
|Education||High school degree, two years of college|
|Alma mater||Central High School, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Southeast Missouri State University|
|Organization||Dove World Outreach Center|
|Known for||Koran burning|
|Home town||Cape Girardeau, Missouri|
|Awards||Honorary degree from California Graduate School of Theology|
Terry Jones (born October 1951) is the pastor of Dove World Outreach Center, a small nondenominational Christian church located, until July 2013, in Gainesville, Florida, USA. He is the President of a political group, Stand Up America Now. He is listed to be running for president in 2016. He ran in 2012, but lost. He and his church have received many death threats.
References[change | change source]
- Goldman, Russell (September 7, 2010). "Who Is Terry Jones? Pastor Behind 'Burn a Koran Day': Controversial Florida Pastor Preaches 'Islam Is of the Devil'". ABC News.
- Curry, Christopher. "Dove World sold, soon moving to Tampa Bay area". Gainesville.com. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
- "Password Protected Site". Standupamericanow.org. Retrieved 2015-07-14.