Princeton University Religious Life

Sermon Archive

2007-08 Sermons

We invite you to reflect upon these sermons, offered at the Sunday morning service at the Princeton University Chapel. We hope that you find them to be a resource to you in your own spiritual journey.

September 16, 2007

We have a family dog; his name is Rudy. He’s a great guy. He’d been abandoned on the Chicago lakefront and to make a long story short, a dear friend who walks her dog along the lake knew the gal who took him in and got us connected. Rudy’s been our guy since last December, and it’s been love at first slobber.

This past summer our family got to spend a whole month in Maine – July – in between the Chicago and Princeton chapters of our lives. It was heavenly. We were in a house right on...

August 26, 2007

First of all, I want to say how thrilled I am, and how blessed I think I am – to join you here at Princeton. I can’t wait to get to know each other personally!

August is often a slow time for hard news. Many newsmakers are vacationing, and people generally are operating at a more relaxed pace, even if they are in the office. I remember a few years ago when National Public Radio’s news hosts made quiet fun of their attempts to fill several hours of airtime. They resorted at one point...