The Decline of the University Chapel in America, 1920–1960
Margaret Grubiak thinks elite university chapels have become white elephants. But some of them are cash cows—and all of them still speak.
What are university churches for? Are they nostalgic relics, settings for academic rites, anomalies in uneasy relationship with schools' priorities?
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