Letters

Faces of faith

In response to: Keeping the faith

By ARVIN ANDERSON ’59

Published in the January 28, 2009 issue

I suppose that when I read the very positive article “Faces of Faith” (cover story, Dec. 17), my reaction as a fully fledged atheist (since age 21) was interesting. I sadly note that while the University clearly tolerates nonbelievers as well as believers of   all types, the...

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Describing Manna's ministry

In response to: Keeping the faith

By REV. DAVID KIM

Published in the January 28, 2009 issue

I was disheartened after reading an otherwise wonderful article on faith in the latest issue of the PAW. I have worked on Princeton’s campus for 14 years as the executive director of Manna Christian Fellowship, one of the religious groups referenced in this article. The sole...

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Inviting the 'neighbors' over

In response to: Keeping the faith

By ROBERT TELLANDER ’60

Published in the January 28, 2009 issue

As a retired former totemistic figure, the Princeton Tiger, I was amused to learn that the Princeton University Chapel would celebrate Diwali on Nov. 8.   Having been invited to preach by Dean Ernest Gordon on “The Politics of Religion,” a course I taught for several years in...

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Looking for female faces

In response to: Keeping the faith

By ERIKA H. GILSON

Published in the January 28, 2009 issue

Looking at the Dec. 17 cover and the cover story, “Keeping the Faith,” I missed seeing some female faces. With an almost 50 percent representation at Princeton, why were none visible, in particular in talks with Sohaib Sultan after weekly prayer service?

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A missed opportunity

In response to: Singer, D'Souza face off over religion and morality

By BRIAN ZACK ’72

Published in the January 28, 2009 issue

Peter Singer and Dinesh D’Souza’s Dec. 3 debate on morality and religion was an extraordinary waste of an extraordinary opportunity (see coverage in Notebook, page 21). Singer, a profound if controversial thinker (these are not mutually exclusive), approached the evening with...

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