Hijab-Wearing Professor Placed on Administrative Leave by Wheaton College

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Wheaton College students and faculty often brag that they are the “Harvard of evangelicalism.” Now the school must decide to what extent that is true.

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Dr. Larycia Hawkins, an Episcopalian, decided to wear a hijab, a traditional Muslim head-covering, in solidarity with Muslims during the Advent season. The political science professor publicly claimed that Muslims and Christians “worship the same God.” Wheaton must now decide what kind of evangelical college they wish to be.

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Christian college puts professor who wore hijab on leave

CNN Video: Larycia Hawkins, a professor at Wheaton college, was placed on administrative leave for statements she made about the relationship of Christianity to Islam, according to the university.

 

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

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Chicago Tribune – Wheaton College says view of Islam, not hijab, got Christian teacher suspended. Wheaton College students, faculty and others held a sit-in to support Larycia Hawkins who, as part of her Christian Advent devotion, wore a hijab …

 

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