A trainee Church of England priest at Oxford University is accusing the University of bias and discrimination after he was barred from asking questions about Islam during a Seminar. The Iranian Priest-of-England to be made a formal complaint sighting that a lecturer pointed at him and said “Everybody can ask questions except you”
The aspiring priest, Shahriar Ashrafkhorasani, is a 33-year-old Iranian-born convert from Islam
The Heat Street reports:
Ashrafkhorasani, a master’s student in applied theology at Wycliffe Hall, claims the lecturer refused to let him ask critical questions about his description of Islam as a religion of peace and love after Dallh discovered in a mid-seminar coffee break that he was a convert from Islam who had been persecuted in Iran.
Ashrafkhorasani termed the lecturer as academically dishonest and misleading. The student’s claim was confirmed by three fellow students. The Oxford University promised to investigate the matter “with utmost seriousness and with the interests of the student paramount”