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. Oordâs supporters say his theological viewsâincluding support for evolution and open theologyâwere targeted by NNUâs administration.
The professor's firing, supporters say, is the latest example of the Nazarene Churchâs ongoing debate over evolution. ...