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Rhodes Chaplain Describes Rhodes′ Religious Culture as Dynamic and Diverse in Article About Youth Going Beyond Church Walls

Publication Date: 10/16/2012

Rhodes Chaplain Walter Tennyson describes the religious culture at Rhodes as “hugely dynamic,” from students who remain closely tied to the religious tradition in which they grew up, to those who keep a deliberate distance from organized religion. A common denominator among many of the students, however, is a desire to connect with the broader world — people of other countries, religions and experiences he says in article published in the current Presbyterian Outlook.

The article, written by the magazine’s national reporter Leslie Scanlon, also mentions Rhodes’ Kinney and Bonner Scholars programs that combine scholarship and community service.

McKenna Lewellen ’14 says in the article that the work she’s done as a Bonner Scholar has left a permanent mark on her life and on her theology. Read the article.

Tags: Campus Life, Service, Staff, Students


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