A tenured political science professor who Wheaton College seeks to fire said the private evangelical school has leveled a number of charges against her, including "her unqualified assertion of religious solidarity with Muslims and Jews."

"I'm flummoxed and flabbergasted," Larycia Hawkins said during a news conference at First United Methodist Church at the Chicago Temple on Wednesday.

"The charges against me are voluminous — about 38 to 40 pages' worth," she said. "But the most shocking and egregious ones are related to claims about my beliefs — that is, Wheaton College's interpretation of what my theological beliefs must be based on my statements."

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