Religion: The Bun-Fight Revival

It was enough to make old-style intellectuals blink. Of all people, the majority of Oxford undergraduates (51% of the men and 62% of the women) are going to church regularly, praying and thinking about God. Not only that, according to a survey by Cherwell, an undergraduate magazine, but 29% of the men and 45% of the women in the university say that their faith had been strengthened while they were at Oxford. "It does seem," editorialized Cherwell, "that there has been a religious revival."

So it does. Each Sunday the services at St. Ebbe's, St. Aldate's, St. Mary Magdalene, Pusey House and...

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