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2014 Foreword INDIES Finalist

History (Adult Nonfiction)

White Elephants on Campus

The Decline of the University Chapel in America, 1920–1960

2014 INDIES Finalist
History (Adult Nonfiction)
Contributor(s)
Margaret M. Grubiak
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press
ISBN-13
978-0-268-02987-6
Publication Date
Mar 25, 2014
Pages
184
Price
$28.00
Tags
#finalist
#history
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“. . . examines the changing role of religion within certain elite American universities and colleges. . . . As Grubiak notes, the massive chapels built during the fat 1920s represented university administrators’ attempts to reinforce the notion that religion was a positive and eternal force even as religion’s place in society and the academy was in transition.”—Christian Century

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