Timothy Larsen is McManis Professor of Christian Thought at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. His most recent book is "The Slain God: Anthropologists and the Christian Faith." The views expressed in this column belong to Larsen.
(CNN)Wheaton College has been in the national news again. This time because of a professor who, in an act of solidarity, stirred controversy by saying Muslims and Christians worship the same God.