Some Christians have been confused by Liberty University’s token disciplinary action in the Caner affair. If he was guilty of rampant resume inflation, why not just fire him?
However, one of my moles in the office of Provost explained to me that Liberty U has a graded penalty scale for different types of official misconduct, depending on the gravity of the offense. Here’s the breakdown (in ascending order of severity).
i) Resume inflation:
Demotion from deanship to full professorship.
ii) Grand theft auto:
Demotion from full professorship to associate professorship.
iii) Bank robbery:
Demotion from associate professorship to assistant professorship.
Demotion from assistant professorship to adjunct professorship.
v) Conversion to Calvinism: