The FAU professor that instructed his students to stomp on Jesus was put on leave back in March. If you thought he’d be punished for what he’d done, you were sorely misstaken. We now learn that he’s back teaching.
The Florida Atlantic University professor who was placed on administrative leave over a now-infamous Jesus-stomping assignment now has his job back.
Non-tenured communications instructor Deandre Poole will teach online courses this summer and in the fall, reports local South Florida NBC affiliate WPTV.
Poole’s assignment, part of a classroom exercise from a textbook (authored by a professor at a Christian institution) asked students to write the word JESUS in large font on pieces of paper. Then, the instructor was supposed to ask students to step on the paper.
The point of it all was to initiate a discussion about the significance of symbols in a culture.