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The university requires use of the King James Version (KJV) of the Bible in its services and classrooms, but it does not hold that the KJV is the only acceptable English translation or that it has the same authority as the original Hebrew and Greek manuscripts.The King-James-Only Movement—or more correctly, movements, since it has many variations—became a divisive force in fundamentalism only as conservative modern Bible translations, such as the New American Standard Bible (NASB) and the New International Version (NIV) began to appear in the 1970s.All religion, including Catholicism, which teaches that salvation is by religious works or church dogma is false.Religion that makes the words of its leader, be he Pope or other, equal with the Word of God is false. From the time of the Protestant Reformation onward, it has been understood that there is no commonality between the Bible way, which is justification by faith in the shed blood of Jesus Christ, and salvation by works, which the faithful, practicing Catholic embraces." In 2012, following allegations of sexual abuse and the mishandling of sexual abuse reports, the university hired a third-party, Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment (GRACE), to conduct an impartial investigation.Political pressure quickly brought the Reagan administration to reverse itself and to ask the Court to reinstate the case. The university refused to reverse its interracial dating policy and (with difficulty) paid a million dollars in back taxes.Then, in a virtually unprecedented move, the Court invited William T. to argue the government's position in an amicus curiae brief, thus ensuring that the prosecution's position would be the one the Court wished to hear. Also, in the year following the Court decision, contributions to the university declined by 13 percent.In January 2014, the university abruptly terminated its contract with GRACE a month before the results of the study were supposed to be published, then a month later rehired the group.
Warfield (1851–1921) to Charles Brokenshire (1885–1954), who served BJU as Dean of the School of Religion, and then to current BJU faculty members and graduates.The three Bob Joneses, especially Bob Jones Jr., sharply criticized the Roman Catholic Church. once said that Catholicism was "not another Christian denomination.