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Mary Ruthi

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Department of Sociology

University Affiliation

Huntington University


The Huntington University Spiritual Formation Program is a defining program for the Christian Liberal Arts institution. At the core of this program is a series of “chapels” in which students sing popular Christian worship songs and are given messages supporting the Christian faith. This paper examines the language used in the songs the students sing and the messages delivered to the students in chapel.

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