A dispute over the firing of a popular Christian college professor has gone viral.
Theology professor Thomas Jay Oord, who has taught at Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) in Idaho, for over a decade, was laid off at the end of last month.
School officials say budget cuts prompted the move. Oordâ€™s supporters say his theological viewsâ€”including support for evolution and open theologyâ€”were targeted by NNUâ€™s administration.
The professor's firing, supporters say, is the latest example of the Nazarene Churchâ€™s ongoing debate over evolution. ...