Diverse Faith Perspectives | Los Angeles Pacific University

Diverse Faith Perspectives


Back to Faith, Life, & Learning home

Diverse Faith Perspectives

LAPU’s commitment to Faith, Life, and Learning includes helping students learn to engage with diverse faith perspectives within the learning community. The university’s commitment starts with an enrollment policy that welcomes students of all religious backgrounds (or no religious background) with the goal of creating and establishing a culture that demonstrates respect, care, and compassion for all.


Dr. Christine Oh, an associate dean, shares a story of her own diverse family, and what it means to do the hard work of listening and engaging with those who have their own story and background.


Dr. John Washatka explores how you can stay committed to your faith yet benefit from an environment of diverse perspectives. Read his essay on Diverse Faith Perspectives.

The popular use of the word “tolerance” in our culture today leaves many confused about its true meaning. Read what it means to practice a God-honoring “mindful diversity” in this essay, Practicing Tolerance in Diversity.