Arun Gandhi

Stories by Arun Gandhi

Faith Despite Poverty

It is an interesting question and I am not surprised that almost 78 per cent said faith and the belief … Continued

Believers as Hypocrites

When people claim to believe in God and still harbor prejudices against people of color and race then the only … Continued

Atheists Must Believe

I am not surprised that American atheists believe in God and in heaven. I am reminded of a true story … Continued

The Demise of Humor

It is sad but we have almost destroyed our sense of humor. And when it comes to religion we are … Continued

Faith and Mental Health

I think it is important that we first try to define Faith and what it means to us. When we … Continued

Obama’s Right

I think Senator Obama is right to resign from his church. A church, in my opinion, is a house of … Continued

Bridges With Islam

The Question: Pope Benedict’s recent baptism of a well-known Italian Muslim has prompted criticism in much of the Islamic world. … Continued

Divided We Fail

The Question: Which “ism” is more entrenched in America, sexism or racism? Which should religion address? I think Americans are … Continued

The Scourge of E-mail

The Question: E-mail: Blessing or Curse? Depending on what one’s concept of progress is, E-mail can be a blessing or … Continued

Jesus Would Be A Liberal

Some years ago I read an article which claimed that is Jesus were to apply for a job at a … Continued

Your Religion is Like Your Mother

That so many Americans switch Faiths during their lifetimes is not an indication of their deteriorating spiritual health. I think … Continued

Unity Requires Some Accomodation

The Archbishop has a valid point which has been buried under heaps of angry and ignorant responses. When a society … Continued

Secuarlism is For — Not Against — All Faiths

A few months ago when I met His Holiness The Dalai Lama in Ithaca the first question he asked me … Continued

Do Not Submit to Tyranny

I am reminded of my grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi’s, words: No one can oppress us more than we oppress ourselves. By … Continued

Greed is the Seed of All Sins

In my opinion the most deadly of the seven sins is GREED. It not only makes people selfish but it … Continued

My Apology for My Poorly Worded Post

I am writing to correct some regrettable mis-impressions I have given in my comments on my blog this week. While … Continued

Jewish Identity Can’t Depend on Violence

Jewish identity in the past has been locked into the holocaust experience — a German burden that the Jews have … Continued

Presidential Candidates

I would look for a Presidential Candidate who does not wear his/her religion on their sleeve, but recognizes the fact … Continued


That the U.S. Congress decided to legislate the importance of Christmas is, in itself, something ridiculous. For centuries the Christian … Continued

Good Intentions Not Enough

Can well-intentioned religious leaders find a cure for the world’s intractable problems? This question raises two fundamental questions: “Well-intentioned” and … Continued