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Larycia Hawkins

Why this resolution of Hawkins case is bad news for American evangelicalism

By David P. Gushee — February 10, 2016
After awhile this wasn't about Dr. Hawkins at all, but about the future of American evangelicalism.

Larycia Hawkins, Wheaton College offer gratitude, move on

By Emily McFarlan Miller — February 10, 2016
CHICAGO (RNS) “My journey at Wheaton College is part of my journey,” said Hawkins. “It’s not the end of my journey. There are no goodbyes -- only good memories,” Hawkins said.

Is Wheaton reconciled with Doc Hawk or with conservative evangelicals? (COMMENTARY)

By Jacob Lupfer — February 9, 2016
(RNS) If separating from a tenured professor under a confidential agreement is “reconciliation,” then surely the word has no meaning.

Larycia Hawkins affair ends with a whimper

By Mark Silk — February 8, 2016
More's the pity for Wheaton students and faculty.

Wheaton provost apologizes to Larycia Hawkins; she’s leaving

By Cathy Lynn Grossman — February 6, 2016
(RNS) Hawkins and Wheaton said they would part with mutual respect after controversy over Hawkins' comment that Christians and Muslims worship the "same God."

“Reinstate Professor Hawkins”: Read open letter by political scientists from Wheaton College

By Tobin Grant — February 2, 2016
The Larycia Hawkins controversy has produced more heat than light. See what this unique group of alumni has to say.

Wheaton faculty recommends college drop actions against professor

By Emily McFarlan Miller — January 21, 2016
CHICAGO (RNS) The faculty council said it has “grave concerns” about the process the college followed in its efforts to fire Larycia Hawkins.

Wheaton should get medieval on Larycia Hawkins

By Mark Silk — January 20, 2016
In a good way.

Is Wheaton College getting a fair shake? (COMMENTARY)

By Trevin Wax — January 19, 2016
(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.

Culture wars threaten every school’s academic freedom

By David P. Gushee — January 12, 2016
Protecting universities as places for the free exchange of ideas rather than indoctrination centers of the left or the right.

Protesters push to ‘Reinstate Doc Hawk’ on first day of Wheaton’s spring semester

By Emily McFarlan Miller — January 11, 2016
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.

What the Larycia Hawkins case means for evangelical colleges (COMMENTARY)

By David P. Gushee — January 8, 2016
(RNS) What Hawkins really violated were the implicit but very real political preferences of Wheaton’s constituency, not the school’s explicit theological standards.

Wheaton College, Doc Hawk, and a whole heap of trouble

By David P. Gushee — January 7, 2016
It's a chilling story, about a tenured Christian college professor offending a politically conservative white evangelical constituency.

Larycia Hawkins ‘flabbergasted’ by Wheaton’s move to fire her

By Emily McFarlan Miller — January 6, 2016
CHICAGO (RNS) “Wheaton College cannot scare me into walking away from the truth (that) all humans -- Muslims, the vulnerable, the oppressed of any ilk ­-- are all my sisters and brothers, and I am called by Jesus to walk with them,” Hawkins said.

Wheaton professor’s views triggered online hate storm

By Tobin Grant — January 5, 2016
There is the theological debate and then there is the hate the debate has unleashed.
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