Intolerance on Campus in the Name of Tolerance

June 17, 2014

By Monica Perez at Washington Examiner

Bowdoin College officials insist that “religious freedom and spirituality are alive and thriving” at the liberal arts school in Maine but members of a campus Christian club there heartily disagree.

For the first time in 40 years, Bowdoin Christian Fellowship’s club charter was rejected because it requires that the organization’s student leaders be, well, Christians.

BCF welcomes members of all religious backgrounds, but expects that its leaders, who are in charge of Bible studies, prayer and worship meetings, affirm the central beliefs and morals of traditional Christianity.

This year, that requirement has been dubbed “discrimination” by Bowdoin College’s administration.

Schools: Bowdoin College