The Danforth Chapel Program on the Public American Campus

  title={The Danforth Chapel Program on the Public American Campus},
  author={Margaret M. Grubiak},
  journal={Buildings \& Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum},
  pages={77 - 96}
  • Margaret M. Grubiak
  • Published 13 December 2012
  • Education
  • Buildings & Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum
In an evaluation of the American college chapel published in the late 1950s, religious historian Martin Marty cele brated Colorado State University’s Danforth Chapel and eight other college and university chapels as outstanding examples of a new era in church building. He believed these chapels, with their modernist, progressive architecture, could make religion relevant to the modern age, becoming “the magnet of students who before this never knew that the Christian faith was addressing itself… 
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