Our Mission

Locust Walk is a student-led publication that exists to present the perspectives of all faiths and worldviews on questions of truth and purpose.

Through active dialogue within the University of Pennsylvania community, we seek to build relationships modeled after the life and teachings of Jesus Christ who informs our understanding of cultural engagement, reconciliation, and community. We pledge to cultivate an environment where we pursue of solidarity in diversity, and engage each other with love and mutual respect.

Whoever you are and whatever you believe, we want your voice in our conversation.

Statement of Faith

We believe in one God,
the Father almighty,
maker of heaven and earth,
of all things visible and invisible.

And in one Lord Jesus Christ,
the only Son of God,
begotten from the Father before all ages,
God from God, Light from Light,
true God from true God,
begotten, not made; of the same essence as the Father.
Through him all things were made.

For us and for our salvation
he came down from heaven;
he became incarnate
by the Holy Spirit
and the virgin Mary, and was made human.

He was crucified for us
under Pontius Pilate;
he suffered and was buried.

The third day he rose again,
according to the Scriptures.
He ascended to heaven
and is seated at the right hand of the Father.
He will come again with glory
to judge the living and the dead.
His kingdom will never end.

And we believe in the Holy Spirit,
the Lord, the giver of life.
He proceeds from the Father and
with the Father and the Son
is worshiped and glorified.
He spoke through the prophets.
We believe in one holy catholic and apostolic church.
We affirm one baptism for the forgiveness of sins.
We look forward to the resurrection of the dead,
and to life in the world to come.
Amen.