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The transition from high school to college is a difficult one, and yet, it is a transition that is often overlooked. This site is to help college bound students, parents, and youth workers stay up to date on the latest research and trends in regards to college transition. Your comments are greatly appreciated. Join the conversation!

Monday, May 07, 2007

New York Times: Faith on Campus

Someone just brought this to my attention, and I think that the New York Times only allows a week to view articles online. The article appeared last week on May 2 and concerns “religion” on college campuses. It makes the case that more and more students are interested in learning about faith and are engaging in “religious practices” such as worship services and prayer. Matters of Faith Find a New Prominence on Campus begins:

“Peter J. Gomes has been at Harvard University for 37 years, and says he remembers when religious people on campus felt under siege. To be seen as religious often meant being dismissed as not very bright, he said. No longer. At Harvard these days, said Professor Gomes, the university preacher, ‘There is probably more active religious life now than there has been in 100 years.’”

You can read the entire article here.


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