After all, one wouldn’t want religion taught as religion, would one? That would be like teaching chemistry as the science of chemicals or French as the language of France.
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They said: “Professor Brown promulgates a view of religion and theology that is not widely represented among the Divinity School community’s diverse views”—which is telling, given that what I had argued in my account of “why Milo scares students and faculty even more” was that students need practice talking about religion as religion, not just as a lens for talking about something else.
If a view isn’t shared by the diverse faculty, then wouldn’t adding it increase the all-important diversity? Probably, if it wasn’t for the White Christian thing.
In a strange way, the lowlifes at U of C have done Brown a favor. They’ve also shed new light on the nature of the Amerikan Diversitocracy. The esteemed Vox Day expounds: