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College Shuts Down Student Bible Study

Skwach Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 2:01 PM
The only message these christian students are being given is that they have to follow the same rules as everyone one else.
Blaze3 Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 2:59 PM
"The Christian group has a policy that mandates their leaders be followers of Christ. The college believes that policy violates their non-discrimination policy."

So can non football players be the captain of the football team? If your answer is no I feel discriminated against.

Follow the logic, reason things out.
AmyDB Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 2:09 PM
So let me get this straight...because a Christian group insist that the leaders of the groups be Christian it's discrimination?

___WHAT?___

Since the Christians "discriminate" they can be banned. Ok...got it now....
AmyDB Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 2:28 PM
So they are allowed to p[ray & read their scriptures but they can not discuss their views with other Christians in the course of studying those scriptures?

Ok thanks for clarifying that The odd thing is there's nothing about the "rules" on the Rollins website.
Reginald10 Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 4:15 PM
Just because it's a "private" school does not mean they may break the law. If I owned a "private" restaurant, might I have separate accommodations for white & black customers?
pcole Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 5:10 PM
What kind of privae school is it? Doesn't sound like it's a Catholic or Christian school.
jrchambers Wrote: Mar 02, 2013 10:41 PM
I don't remember reading anything about Muslims, Jews, Buddhists and and "whoever else" getting kicked out, only a Bible study group was kicked out.

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...