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professor was suspended for asserting that Muslims and
Christians worship the same God, a handful of Christian
theologians have written about whether or not the professor was
Soon after The Christian Post reported that Wheaton professor
Larycia Hawkins posted to Facebook that she was going to wear a
hijab during Advent to show solidarity with Muslims and stated
"we worship the same God," the school placed the tenured
professor on paid administrative leave because her "theological
implications" appear to be "in conflict with the College's
Statement of Faith."
While students at Wheaton have protested in support of Hawkins
and claimed she has not violated the school's statement of
faith, prominent Evangelicals such as Franklin Graham have
chastised Hawkins' "same God" as shameful and "absolutely wrong."
But coming to Hawkins' defense is Yale theology professor
Miroslav Volf, a croatian Protestant theologian whom Hawkins
cited when defending her "same God" claim in a follow up post on
Immigrant = Can't be trusted.
Yale = Can't be trusted.