Terry Jones (pastor)

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Terry Jones
Pastor Terry Jones before the March.jpg
Jones in March 2011
BornOctober 1951 (age 67–68)
ResidenceGainesville, Florida, US
NationalityAmerican
EducationHigh school degree, two years of college
Alma materCentral High School, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Southeast Missouri State University
OccupationPastor
Years active1981-present
OrganizationDove World Outreach Center
Known forKoran burning
Home townCape Girardeau, Missouri
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Sylvia
AwardsHonorary 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.[1][2] He is the President of a political group, Stand Up America Now.[3] 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]

  1. 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.
  2. Curry, Christopher. "Dove World sold, soon moving to Tampa Bay area". Gainesville.com. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  3. "Password Protected Site". Standupamericanow.org. Retrieved 2015-07-14.