Would you be surprised to learn that a tenured professor of the Old Testament is the center of controversy at a Christian seminary? What if I said he's "retiring" by action of the school's board--another way of saying "terminated," according to a former department chair? No? I didn't think so.
The opposing sides of the Bible wars talk as if there were only two choices. Fact or fiction? Is the Bible factual in every respect, true for all time, or is it not? The conflict has raged for many decades, and it seems irreconcilable.