CHICAGO (RNS) The faculty council said it has “grave concerns” about the process the college followed in its efforts to fire Larycia Hawkins.
(RNS) Iranian-American pastor Saeed Abedini arrived in Asheville, N.C., on Thursday afternoon and was greeted by his parents, his sister, and the Rev. Franklin Graham.
(RNS) Make no mistake. Wheaton College is the “rebel” when it comes to enforcing its doctrinal standard, especially considering our society’s distaste for dogma.
(RNS) His cause had been vocally championed by U.S. Christians, but recent revelations by Abedini’s wife that he had abused her for years may complicate his homecoming.
WHEATON (RNS) It was a chilly start to the spring semester as students gathered on the steps of the evangelical school’s Edman Memorial Chapel chanting “Reinstate Doc Hawk” over the ringing of the chapel bells.
(RNS) What Hawkins really violated were the implicit but very real political preferences of Wheaton’s constituency, not the school’s explicit theological standards.
(RNS) The appearance could provide the Republican presidential front-runner another chance to bolster his already strong showing with conservative Christians.
(RNS) When politicians or reporters treat the evangelical movement as monolithic, they are most likely taking just one segment of evangelicals (usually, “white” and “older”).