‘Coming Out’ as an Atheist at a Christian College

“Now that it’s out, it seems that our school can now really have that deeper conversation.”

Eric FrommNorthwest Christian University

Many students at Northwest Christian University, in Oregon, knew that their student-body president was an atheist. But when the news—and some misunderstandings—spread after Eric Fromm explained his beliefs to a classroom of freshmen, he decided to “come out” in the student newspaper.

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Photo: Courtesy of Northwest Christian U. Music: Theme by John Gravois

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