White Elephants on Campus, by Margaret M. Grubiak

Margaret Grubiak thinks elite university chapels have become white elephants. But some of them are cash cows—and all of them still speak.


Civic mission on campus

spring books 1999

Beginning in the 17th century and extending through the 19th, establishing colleges was a primary Protestant strategy. Even groups like the Methodists and Baptists, which initially downplayed the importance of higher education, soon joined the founding frenzy.