The posting drew 438 comments -- an exceptionally high response for an On Faith essay -- and prompted such a backlash that Gandhi later posted an apology. The Web site also apologized.
Thank you for taking the time to inquire about Whitworth. We recognize that prospective faculty who are not well acquainted with Christian higher education may find it difficult to contemplate writing an . We ask you to write such an essay because when we hire new faculty we expect that they be able to articulate a clear Christian commitment, but we do not ask faculty to sign a doctrinal statement. To do so would limit the rich mix of denominational and theological diversity that Whitworth has enjoyed since its founding. We see Whitworth as one of the relatively few remaining higher education institutions where protestant mainliners, evangelicals, Anabaptists, Catholics, and Orthodox faculty can engage one another on the widest variety of important intellectual and social issues. I'd like to tell you a bit more about Whitworth and refer you to several resources on our website that describe Whitworth's mission and identity more fully. These may help you to write the personal faith essay for our application.
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Bill Dunn returned to the Catholic Church many years ago after losing his faith in atheism. He works as a freelance writer and his humor column appears weekly in the Republican-American newspaper in Waterbury, CT. Bill posts a faith essay called “The Merry Catholic” each week on his website and can be heard on WJMJ, the radio station for the Hartford Archdiocese. He also lectors in his parish, sings (if that’s what you want to call it) in the church choir, and leads two different parish Bible study groups. Bill has published the following books: Boomer Trek: One Baby Boomer’s Surprising Journey from Secular Humanism to Faith in God, A Matter of Laugh or Death, Purge the Evil, and The Gospel According to Morty. Bill and his wife Joyce are empty-nesters in Torrington, CT. His websites are and .