Daily Princetonian Series Examines Professors’ Religious Faiths (Princeton University)

Late last semester, The Daily Princetonian ran an interesting six-part series— not of stories but conversations.  It is worth a look.  Each conversation occurs between colleagues, a Princeton University politics professor speaking to fellow profs. whose beliefs fall under various religious tenets.

The profs. are, by turn, a Muslim, Catholic, Baptist, Mormon, Hindu, and Jew.  The chats, presented in extended Q&A format, include a range of explanations about different parts of each religion and outline the individuals’ rationales for their particular beliefs.  Everything from reincarnation and natural law to the hijab and the Holocaust are touched upon.  The series is titled, appropriately, “Keeping Faith.

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