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Professor Makes Students “Stomp on Jesus”

Colleen61 Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 11:00 AM
This "assignment" had nothing to do with dialogue or debate. It is about insulting Christianity and the blatant assault on anyone who has the temerity to believe in Jesus. What would have happened if the professor had instructed the students to write the word Mohammed and then to stomp on it? I dare say the outcry would have been deafening. And what usually happens when someone insults their false prophet and murderer? A fatwa would have been put on the professor's head. WHY is it permissible to insult Christians but not muslims?

A Florida Atlantic University student said he was suspended from class after he refused a professor’s directive to stomp on a piece of paper with the word “Jesus” written on it.

“I’m not going to be sitting in a class having my religious rights desecrated,” student Ryan Rotela told television station WPEC. “I truly see this as I’m being punished.”

Rotela, who is a devout Mormon, said the instructor in his Intercultural Communications class told the students to write the name “Jesus” on a sheet of paper. Then, they were told to put the paper on the floor.

“He had...