Education: Religion on the Campus

State universities are more concerned today about religion than they have been at any other time during the present century.

So reported the No. 1 authority on campus religion, Yale Divinity School's Professor Clarence Prouty Shedd, fresh from a tour of 30 State colleges and universities, in the November Journal of Higher Education. Other reports last week indicated that interest in religion was growing in private as well as State universities throughout the U.S.

At free-thinking Thomas Jefferson's University of Virginia, undergraduate church attendance has nearly doubled in five years. Most significant religious development at Virginia is a series of Sunday-night lectures on...

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