Wheaton College professor Larycia Hawkins announced last week on Facebook she would stand in solidarity with her "Muslim neighbor" by wearing a hijab as part of her advent worship. (Video via Wheaton College)
In an interview with the Chicago Tribune, Hawkins cited "vitriolic" language about Muslims as part of the reason for her decision.
"If more people had conceal carry permits, then we could end those Muslims before they go out there and kill them," president of Liberty University Jerry Falwell Jr. said.
In her Facebook post, she invited all women to join in solidarity with Muslim women "for whatever reason."
But her comment about the two religions worshipping the same god may have violated the college's statement of faith.
In a statement, the college said: "While Islam and Christianity are both monotheistic, we believe there are fundamental differences between the two faiths, including what they teach about God's revelation to humanity, the nature of God, the path to salvation, and the life of prayer."