Public outrage over the controversial "Stomp Jesus" classroom assignment has forced Florida Atlantic University to issue an apology.
"We sincerely apologize for any offense this has caused," the university said in a prepared statement to Fox News. "Florida Atlantic University respects all religions and welcomes people of all faiths, backgrounds and beliefs."
The apology comes after a student complained that FAU professor Deandre Poole offended his religious beliefs when he instructed his intercultural communications class earlier this month to stomp on a piece of paper with "Jesus" written on it. The student was subsequently suspended from the class.
The school said the lesson will no longer be used, Fox News reported.
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SOURCE: BizPac Review