Where students can reconnect
Posted: 30 Nov 2011 @ 00:00
Cambridge chapels flourish, as the young engage with tradition, says Duncan Dormor
If we don’t pay for it, does it really matter? I am writing about church attendance, and, indeed, growth in attendance among university students, as the result of the work of chaplains in higher education.
For many of those inside the Church of England, the parish remains the real deal; chaplaincy, in all its forms, is a sideshow. Yet chaplaincy often connects literally and profoundly with “where people are”. Part of the reason for its marginal status is that much of ...
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