Skip to comments.Professor at Christian college who wore hijab in 'solidarity' with Muslims leaves school
Posted on 02/07/2016 7:23:49 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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.
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 questions," Jones wrote to faculty. "However, in light of the deficiencies in my early responses, and recognizing that Dr. Hawkinsâ Theological Response was a promising start toward answering satisfactorily some of the questions that I was raising at the time, I revoked the (recommendation for termination) and turned resolution of the administrative leave over to President Ryken."
In January, the college's faculty council, 10 professors elected by their peers, unanimously recommended withdrawing Hawkings' suspension and halting termination proceedings against the associate professor of political science, "due to grave concerns about the process."
In December, Hawkins, 43, announced on Facebook that she would don a hijab as part of her Advent devotion to show support for Muslims who had been under scrutiny since mass shootings in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif.
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Really? I look forward to Perfesser Hawkins teaching at a madrassa while wearing a cross and a yarmulke.
She is wrong about us worshiping the same God. Islam’s God orders them to kill for him. My God died for me.
This is a flat out lie.
The Muslim god is in no way the same as the Christian God.
Yes, one god, No, not the same God.
And Wheaton looks weak and confused.
Wheaton College, Larycia Hawkins to Part Ways
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[ posted 2/6/2016 06:53PM ]
Yes, Christians -just try wearing a Cross in a Mosque and preaching Christianity.
Yah think the Muslims will ask for forgiveness from you after they chop your head off?
So they tried to fire here and 10 profs did not like it? The Provost kicked the can down the road to the President of the University who said an amicible parting was done (read money changed hands here from Wheaton to this dhimwit prof)...and Christian University goes on as milquetoast as ever.
Wheaton is Billy Graham’s alma mater for what ever that is worth.
We really deserve what is coming I fear.
I will never understand why nuts like this person would do such utter stupid things.
I can only think that they have some kind of mental deficiency and does not think about their actions or understand the bigger issues at hand.
She’s one deeply confused woman...
Today, people may think they are worshipping the very same god as the God of Abraham, but that is not what Mohammed originally intended.
Sort of like Kwanza.
You CANNOT fix retarded.
I wonder if people like her ever think about if they wore a cross and tried this crap at a mosque what would happen.
There are so many strange people today , because we let mental illness run amuck. Men saying they are women, parents raising their son as a girl. A man dresses as a woman, but likes women, so thinks he is a homo woman. Then there are stunts like this.
We need to bring back the mental issue to the forefront.
Ah. Just as I suspected. A transgender in process.
Be thankful you don’t understand it.
She should be terminated for her politically correct, theologically incorrect solidarity with Muslims as a response to Muslims carrying out terrorist attacks on non-Muslims in France and California in adherence to Qur’anic injunctions and the examples of Muhammad. Perhaps she could at least wait till she is under Sharia rule before appeasing the Ummah like a submissive dhimmi. I suppose it never occured to her to express solidarity with the Christians that are being slaughtered by Muslims around the world just as the rise of the original Islamic state decimated the center of Christianity. As for the “we worship the same God” excuse, that’s pantheism...Islam pirated aspects of Judaism, Christianity, Zoroastrianism, and Arab Paganism. Fabrications and false claims of prophethood to claim Arab supremacy over all other religions is the crux of the Islamic faith.
LOL So true
Thinking of this from the parents perspective - paying tuition, contributing alumni, to have it go opaquely to essentially nefarious purposes like this.
Black. See race inside everything? (Including theology. no doubt.)
A hijab is not showing solidarity! She needs to wear a niqab. Thats what women who fully embrace islam wear. And to show more solidarity she should protest at stores that sell alcohol cause drinking alcohol is not islamic.
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