His excellent discussion starts with this:
Over the last few months I had more reports of academics being let go by Christian-aligned academic institutions, and for what seem to be very minor differences of view on any one of a variety of relatively minor matters. These are degree-granting institutions, supposedly committed to academic excellence (or so says their publicity), yet behaving in a paranoid manner toward their own academic staff, because on some matter arising from their scholarly work they say or write something that bothers some high administrator. via Academic Injustice and Shameful Cowardice « Larry Hurtado’s Blog.
You’ll want to read the rest; it is a short discussion but no less powerful.