A letter about Professor
Jenna Weissman Joselit
June 7, 2001
I was delighted to see that
visiting religion professor Jenna Weissman Joselit (Faculty, file May
16) easily one of the best professors I had at Princeton
continues to blaze her own trail. As a teacher, and a scholar, she continues
to show how religion is relevant in everyday life. Her fresh, invigorating
approach to the study of religion a great source of inspiration to me.
Buoyed by her seminar on the relationship between religion and money,
I wrote my JP on the history of church collections and tithing. I also
recall that her sense of style was impeccable, so I imagine she is quite
the authority in her latest course on the role of religion in fashion!
I only hope that this visiting professor will one day decide to stay at
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