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Sun May 6, 2018, 05:25 PM

Religious RW founder Seminary Head Revokes PhD Student's Job and Tuition Money After Critical Tweet [View all]

As we posted earlier in the week, Paige Patterson, the former president of the Southern Baptist Convention and current president of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, is under fire after audio from 2000 resurfaced in which he gave awful advice to women married to abusive men.

He said that divorce wasn’t an option, that their first response should be prayer, that they should be aware that the violence may get worse but keep praying anyway, etc. He also put the onus on wives to change their husbands’ behavior.
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For that tweet, Patterson fired Montgomery from his $40,000-a-year catering manager job at the school as well as revoked his $7,000-a-year tuition break.

[Montgomery], who recorded the meeting where he was fired, was told that his tweet did not exhibit loyalty to the seminary and that it did not reflect the institutional voice.

“Public disagreement does not align with Scripture,” a document outlining Montgomery’s termination states.


http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2018/05/05/seminary-head-revokes-ph-d-students-job-and-tuition-money-after-critical-tweet/

Basically, the co-founder of the modern Religious right movement has also founded a cult of personality in which everyone must agree with him, even if it's about ignoring marital violence.

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