Is it odd for me to think that punishing a TWENTY THREE YEAR old for watching a TV show is overkill? He watched the show off campus. I do not watch Glee, I would not suggest anyone else watch it, since it promotes many worldly things, but this is a GROWN MAN even if he is very young. Twenty-three year olds have been fathers and have died in wars. Remember my article The Oppression of Youth and Dominionism? Why doesn't anyone else consider these type of punishments absurd for grown adults?
There seem to be some serious problems here:
"BJU claims that the reason Christopher Peterman was expelled on April 24, 2012 was for "intimidating" them by contacting outside agencies but those familiar with the situation claim that BJU expelled Christopher for bringing to light sexual abuse issues within the University and for starting the first ever student protest on the campus of Bob Jones."
I always have questioned many of these universities given their ties to the political order. Bob Jones University gave the then Governor G.W. Bush, an invitation to speak with a letter of full support from the president of the university.
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I've done reading around line and it seems as far as the DEMERITS and extreme rules go, several if not more fundamentalist Christian colleges are run this way. I can understand them not wanting their students acting like it's Animal House, nor drinking on campus or breaking criminal laws, but the ways the rules are imposed from what I can tell is insulting to what should be free young men and women. The worse thing in the case in the video, this may be connected to suppressing free speech about corruption and sex abuse.
Webwide, you can find people sharing experiences of their fundamentalist college experiences, which for some led to a losing of faith and what they thought Christianity was about. While I am sure many of these colleges have young people who do truly love the Lord and serve Him, one wonders about all the focus on legalistic rules? Is that part of the Dominionism mentality? I'm not sure, but something has gone awry. Some may say well the military has rules too, and people choose to sign up, but some of this stuff seems beyond that. You'll read that some of these colleges take things as far as censoring reading material and more.