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Interfaith feast at New Haven institute

About three dozen graduate students of a variety of faiths attended the Yale "Moveable Feast" at the New Haven LDS Institute of Religion in March.

The multifaith event allows Yale graduate students to gather and discuss religion regardless of their beliefs. The discussion for this feast, cohosted by the Yale chaplain’s office, was centered on “Faith and Hope in Times of Tragedy” and included several prompt questions.

The questions included the following: “What does your faith tradition offer in times of tragedy? Comfort, challenge, hope, resources?”; “As a person of faith, what were your initial reactions to the earthquakes in Haiti and Japan?”; “What are some of the things your tradition says about the existence of tragedy and/or suffering?”

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