Zwinglius Redivivus


It is authentically infuriating to know that – after the honor Rollston has brought to ECS – he is being treated so scandalously.

Originally posted on XKV8R: The Official Blog of Dr. Robert R. Cargill:

Inside Higher Education reporter Libby A. Nelson has written an exposé this morning that sheds tremendous light on an academic scandal presently unfolding at Emmanuel Christian Seminary (formerly Emmanuel School of Religion).

The scandal involves the current attempt to terminate a tenured professor, Dr. Chris Rollston, the Toyozo W. Nakarai Professor of Old Testament and Semitic Studies – a disciplinary process which a another Emmanuel professor, Dr. Paul Blowers, divulged to the public on Facebook last month while criticizing Rollston online for an article he wrote for the Huffington Post in August 2012.

In documents obtained by Inside Higher Ed, it appears that Emmanuel Christian Seminary President, Dr. Michael Sweeney, began the termination process of the tenured Rollston, in part, because of the acute financial crisis presently being experienced at Emmanuel, and the potential of a “six-figure” donation that could bail out the seminary, but from a donor who…

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Written by Jim

October 15, 2012 at 12:40

Posted in Modern Culture

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  3. This is starting to sound like the same type of smoke screen the Obama administration tried to throw out there to cover up the real perpetrators of the Libyan embassy stacks.

    Jordan Wilson

    October 15, 2012 at 16:03

    • they arent even trying to pretend it’s anything but a hunger for money.


      October 15, 2012 at 16:07

  4. […] on. That article suggested that the Emmanuel Christian Seminary administration was choosing to pander to a potential donor (and pursue a large donation) rather than respect the wisdom and insight of […]

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