Pat Robertson

Pastor, Organization leader

1930 –

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Who is Pat Robertson?

Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson is an American media mogul, executive chairman, and a former Southern Baptist minister, who generally supports conservative Christian ideals. He presently serves as Chancellor of Regent University and Chairman of the Christian Broadcasting Network.

Robertson has a career as the founder of several major organizations and corporations as well as a university: The Christian Broadcasting Network, the International Family Entertainment Inc., Regent University, the American Center for Law & Justice, the Founders Inn and Conference Center, the Christian Coalition, a Boeing 757 Flying Hospital, Operation Blessing International Relief and Development Corporation, and CBN Asia. He is a best-selling author and the host of The 700 Club, a Christian News and TV program broadcast live weekdays on the ABC Family Channel via satellite from CBN studios, as well as on channels throughout the United States, and on CBN network affiliates worldwide.

The son of U.S. Senator A. Willis Robertson, Robertson is a Southern Baptist and was active as an ordained minister with that denomination for many years, but holds to a charismatic theology not traditionally common among Southern Baptists. He unsuccessfully campaigned to become the Republican Party's nominee in the 1988 presidential election. As a result of his seeking political office, he no longer serves in an official role for any church. His media and financial resources make him a recognized, influential, and controversial public voice for conservative Christianity in the United States.

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Mar 22, 1930
Lexington city
Also known as
  • Rev. Pat Robertson
  • Marion Gordon "Pat" Robertson
  • Marion Gordon Robinson
  • Pat
  • United States of America
  • Yale Law School
  • Washington and Lee University
  • New York Theological Seminary
  • The McCallie School
  • Yale University
Lived in
  • Virginia

on July 23, 2013


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