Whatever you may think of the late Oral Roberts, the campus of his university is worth a stop. Roberts wanted to express through architecture that Christianity is about the future, not just the past. He did that by building a campus in futuristic style. The odd angles and unique lighting invite some great photo opportunities and can stimulate some thoughts... 更多
Stopped by to see the Giant Praying Hands sculpture and were surprised by the number of futuristic buildings on the campus. Very easy to drive through - Make sure to walk over to the Prayer Tower.
I always watched Oral Roberts on TV when I was younger. I moved down to Tulsa and was able to see the campus in person. For sure a must see place if you are ever in the area.
This review is not about my religious views or faith. This is about seeing a place that was one man's vision and how he was able to accomplish that vision. This is open to the public to see. The hands are definitely inspiring, as is the Prayer Tower. The prayer tower has some very good back story information on how... 更多
One thing about evangelist Oral Roberts - he was a believer in thinking big. When he started building the university that bears his name, Roberts made sure to have some interesting architecture be part of the landscape. A large prayer towner might be the best example of it. The prayer tower is more or less in the middle of the... 更多
Was not disappointed with my photos of the Praying Hands. The sculpture stands 60' high and weighs 30 tons. It is the largest bronze sculpture in the world. Very Impressive.
A place full of wonder. Lovely atmosphere, in the park, gardens and in the surrounding buildings. Met a lovely on campus student, who helped and prayed with us. what a pleasant day.
For the six of us traveling from Austin to Tulsa, we had some time to fill in. We stopped at ORU to see the 60' praying hands and decided to visit the 200' tall prayer tower. There are great views of the campus from there. It is free. There are scriptures and thoughts to encourage meditation. Individual prayer rooms in... 更多