Monday, December 21, 2015

Wheaton College says view of Islam, not hijab, got Christian teacher suspended

Wheaton college suspends professor wearing hijab to support Muslims — for her explanation, not the act.

By Manya Brachear Pashman and Marwa Eltagouri, Chicago Tribune

If Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins had simply donned a headscarf to support her Muslim neighbors without explaining herself, she still might be administering final exams this week.

Instead, Hawkins, a tenured political science professor at the private evangelical Christian college, proclaimed on social media that Christians and Muslims share the same God and was suspended by the college.

Read the story here.

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