Recent studies of college students' attitudes toward religion suggest that the academy is no longer the bastion of secularism it was once assumed to be. And these studies further reveal that the spiritual landscape on today's college campuses is virtually unrecognizable from what we've seen in the past. Evangelicalism--often in the form of extra-denominational or parachurch campus groups--has eclipsed mainstream Protestantism. Catholicism and Judaism, too, are thriving, as are other faiths.
To help make sense of these changes, the SSRC commissioned the following series of essays from leading authorities in the field of religion and higher education.
See also: A related online guide intended as an overview for college faculty and administrators.