The Atlantic published “Professor Suspended for Saying Christians and Muslims Worship the Same God” yesterday. Tenured political science Associate Professor Larycia Hawkins [Click HERE for Wheaton College’s faculty profile] was suspended by the Wheaton Administration for saying Christians and Muslims worship the same God.
Steve Shoemaker, Wheaton College, Class of 1965, and co-publisher of Views from the Edge’s wrote this response this morning:
Who Is Worshiped at Wheaton College?
We worship the God of Abraham. (Jews)
We worship the G_D of Abraham (but consider his name so Holy, we do not say it or write it.) (Orthodox Jews)
We worship the God of Abraham. (Christians)
We worship Jesus, our Savior, and the Holy Spirit, our Comforter, along with God the Creator, a Trinity, who we believe was The God of Abraham.
We worship the God of Abraham. (Muslims)
We worship Allah, whose prophet was Mohammad, the same God as the Christians, whose prophets were John the Baptist, and Mary, and Joseph and Jesus; and the same God as the Jews, whose prophets were Moses and Aaron and Miriam, and Jonah, and David.
Steven Robert Shoemaker, BA, Psychology, Wheaton College, 1965.