Jenna Ross, writing for the Minneapolis Star Tribune, has a lengthy, fairly even-handed article on the controversy brewing over the last few years at Northwestern College in St. Paul, MN. She opens this way:
A debate dogging the quiet Christian campus of Northwestern College has the president apologizing, some alumni calling for his resignation and everyone doing a lot of praying.
A group of students and alumni has accused Northwestern President Alan Cureton of weeding out conservative professors and trustees to help push the campus toward “postmodern” theology. A protest group on Facebook has drawn more than 1,200 members.
Scholars, Christians and alumni around the country are watching to see whether the controversy at the Roseville school once led by evangelist Billy Graham will reach the heights of those at such places as Baylor University in Texas, where years of infighting led to that president’s resignation.
Read the whole thing.