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White Elephants on Campus

the decline of the university chapel in America, 1920-1960

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Published by University of Notre Dame Press in Notre Dame, IN .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Paginationxii, 167 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25443202M
ISBN 100268029873
ISBN 109780268029876

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" White Elephants on Campus is a provocative and engaging look at the university campus chapel in the twentieth century. The author skillfully combines social, educational, religious, and architectural history to illuminate a phenomenon neglected both by scholars and its intended users." ―Peter W.

Williams, emeritus, Miami UniversityCited by: 3. In White Elephants on Campus, architectural historian Margaret M. Grubiak examines the changing role of religion within certain elite American universities and colleges and concludes that because these institutions’ core missions and identities are no longer religious, their magnificent chapels and other religiously informed structures have be­come white elephants.

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Grubiak persuasively argues, through a careful selection of case studies, that the evolution of the architecture of new churches and chapels built on campuses reveals the shifting and declining role of religion within the mission of the modern American university.

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