Trinity Western University covenant goes on trial yet again

Posted November 30, 2017 10:02 pm by Editor

Trinity Western University covenant goes on trial yet again

Several years ago when the Trinity Western University law school battle was just building, I was shocked to hear a devout Catholic friend trash its controversial Community Covenant.A highly respected academic who had worked closely with TWU at certain points in her career, she verbally dismantled it as dubious at best, hypocritically indefensible at worst and antithetical to formation of Christian conscience.My counter-arguments were increasingly feeble until I reached for the “private institutions can do as they choose” rebuttal.“They have a right to operate as their beliefs require if religious freedom means anything,” I said. “Well,” she shot back, “if they

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