Entries tagged with ‘Interfaith’

Choosing a College for a Common Good

This article was first published on the Huffington Post, and can be found at the following link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brian-e-konkol/choosing-a-college-for-a-_b_11295676.html? — Before asking “where” or even “how much will it cost”, perhaps it is most worthwhile to first consider “why” when choosing a college. Why college? For starters, one should challenge the common assumption that campuses are mere […]

A Commitment to Community with Muslim Students, Faculty, Staff and Neighbors

As Christian and Muslim religious life professionals, we are deeply grieved by the rise of Islamophobia in our nation. The Office of the Chaplains at Gustavus stands in solidarity with our Muslim students, faculty, staff and neighbors. As a church-related college rooted in Swedish and Lutheran values, community and justice are at the forefront of […]

Do Christians, Jews, and Muslims Worship the Same God?

The following is a transcript from October 29, 2013, in Christ Chapel of Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, MN). As part of the “Daily Sabbath: Discuss” fall semester rhythm, the following provocation intended to provide various sides of a particular question, and in doing so, sought to spark discussion surrounding faith, learning, and life in […]