The Professor Wore a Hijab in Solidarity — Then Lost Her Job

14 Oct

When Larycia Hawkins, the first black woman to receive tenure at Wheaton College, made a symbolic gesture of support for Muslims, the evangelical college became divided over what intellectual freedom on its campus really meant. See what journalist Ruth Graham (a Wheaton graduate, but not related to Billy Graham) has found out about the aftermath of things for Hawkins and Wheaton here: The Professor Wore a Hijab in Solidarity — Then Lost Her Job – The New York Times

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2 Responses to “The Professor Wore a Hijab in Solidarity — Then Lost Her Job”

  1. jhubers October 14, 2016 at 8:57 pm #

    Thanks for passing this on, Doug. This is now such old news I’m surprised they decided to resurrect it. I actually wrote a paper – my tenure paper on this topic. You may be interested to read it as it affirms her convictions based on a reading of evangelical perspectives reaching back to the Reformation. Here’s a link: https://www.academia.edu/17915397/A_God_by_Any_Other_Name_Evangelicals_and_Allah

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