This is a short follow up to Has Muslim Convert Dr. Ergun Caner Been Exposed As A Jihadi Fraud? here at Apprising Ministries. It’s beginning to appear that we may actually find the answer to that question after all.
Liberty University’s Provost Dr. Ron Godwin is forming a committee to investigate a series of accusations against Ergun Caner, president of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.
The allegations have questioned public statements Caner has made regarding the details of his personal life story.
Godwin is forming a committee to conduct an official inquiry with a goal of issuing its conclusions by the end of June.
Following inquiries from several members of the mainstream media, Liberty decided to initiate its own investigation.
“In light of the fact that several newspapers have raised questions, we felt it necessary to initiate a formal inquiry,” Chancellor Jerry Falwell, Jr. said. (Online source)
Earlier in the day Timothy Morgan over at Christianity Today liveblog was reporting:
This afternoon, Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia released by email this statement about Dr. Ergun Caner, president of the university seminary:
“Liberty University does not evaluate personnel based upon blogs. However, in light of the fact that mainstream media have recently raised questions, the Provost of Liberty University is appointing a committee to look into these matters. A Decision as to the efficacy, or or lack of same, is expected by June 30.”
One week ago, ChristianityToday.com published online a report highlighting extensive questions about Dr. Caner’s background, speeches, and comments. Bloggers have alleged that Caner has knowingly deceived the Christian community about his Muslim background… (Online source)
You can read the rest of Morgan’s short report and, if you wish, add your comment right here.