Really, Wheaton College? Really?

I just read about Dr. Larycia Hawkins being placed on administrative leave for showing human solidarity with Muslims. Really, Wheaton College? Your definition of Evangelical Christianity requires hostility to Muslims rather than solidarity?
Congratulations to Professor Hawkins for making a needed stand, and kudos to the students who stood with her. This could be a defining moment for students and faculty at that school – and for a rising generation of Evangelical students across the country. The hostile rhetoric of presidential candidates – much of it spewed out to impress the “Evangelical base” of the Republican Party – seems to have swayed college administrators from their professed theology, which at Christmas should remind us all that God is in solidarity with all humanity, all creation …
For anyone interested in my engagement on the issue of interfaith solidarity, read Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road? and check out this series of posts.