A professor of Theology and Baptist Studies at Duke University Divinity School says that a social media post in which he called evangelical Christianity “the greatest threat to human existence” was “taken out of context.”
“Worse. Evangelical Christianity is the greatest threat to human existence today. It must be laid waste,” wrote Duke Divinity professor Curtis Freeman in a now-deleted tweet.
This guy Curtis Freeman is a Duke Divinity School professor and liberal Baptist. Tweet now deleted, but imagine if he had said this about Islam or Judaism. pic.twitter.com/DOhWgIeupu
— Rod Dreher (@roddreher) March 30, 2021
The professor was responding to another user on Twitter.
Freeman told Breitbart News that his tweet was “a hyperbolic statement referring to the extreme, militant, and radical expression of Christianity that led to the Jan 6 storming of the US Capitol.”
“But it was taken out of context,” the professor