Professor at Christian college who wore hijab in 'solidarity' with Muslims leaves school

A political science professor from Wheaton College, a small Christian school outside of Chicago, who wore a hijab to proclaim her "solidarity" with Muslims, has "found a mutual place of resolution and reconciliation” with the school and the two will part ways. Larycia Hawkins also said that her gesture was an acknowledgment  that Muslims and Christians worship the same god. After recommending that she be fired, the college's Provost withdrew his request and turned the matter over to the college president who reached the confidential agreement with Hawkins that has led to her leaving the school without being fired. CLTV: Wheaton Provost Stanton Jones told professors in an email Saturday night that he had turned over the decision of whether to vacate the administrative leave of their colleague Larycia Hawkins to college president Philip Ryken. “I stand by my concerns that Dr. Hawkins’ theological statements raised important...(Read Full Post)

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