Religion: Words & Works

¶ U.S. schoolchildren are much more religious than their parents, said Sociologist Carson McGuire of the University of Texas to the Southern Regional Conference on Human Relations Education at the University of Oklahoma. Eighty-five percent of them "have some sort of religious affiliation, a proportion significantly greater than the 59.5% of adults in the U.S. claimed as church members."

¶ The use of modern architecture in churches is just a fad, said Church Architect Benjamin F. Olsen of Chicago, president of the Illinois Society of Architects. "It reminds me of a naughty child, standing on his head to...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!