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College Shuts Down Student Bible Study

Celsius Wrote: Mar 03, 2013 6:13 AM
As a former professor, I would like to ask what are the common rooms for if not to have students meet there? Further, it is silly to require organizations to have leaders who do not believe in the main purpose of the organization. But, then this is too reasonable for administrators.

Officials at a Florida college ordered a group of students to shut down a Bible study they were holding in the privacy of a dorm room – because it violated the rules.

The incident occurred at Rollins College in the midst of a campus battle over whether religious groups that require their leaders to follow specific religious beliefs are violating the school’s non-discrimination policies.

Four students affiliated with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship were holding an informal Bible study in the common area of a dorm suite. Midway through the study, a resident hall assistant entered the room and asked the student leading...