On December 15, Wheaton College, an Evangelical school in suburban Chicago, placed one of its tenured political science faculty members on administrative leave.
The school’s official press release states that the college placed Dr. Larcyia Hawkins on leave “in response to significant questions regarding the theological implications of statements that… [she] has made about the relationship of Christianity to Islam.” What were those statements?
According to a report in Christianity Today, Dr. Hawkins drew international attention after she publicly announced on her Facebook wall that she would don the Muslim hijab as part of her Advent worship in order to “stand in religious solidarity with Muslims because they, like [her], a Christian, are people of the book. And as Pope Francis stated last week, we worship the same God.”You can continue reading here. However, if you want a spoiler, here's my answer to the question: yes.