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"[S]PIRITUALITY AMONG [UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON] STUDENTS IS EASY TO FIND .... In public higher education today, religious expression by students or anyone else can be a tricky business. It's prevalent and diverse, but not officially sanctioned and sometimes stereotyped. But UW-Madison students can ... find dozens of places to pray, study religion critically, or just try to figure out what they believe....

"[W]hen it comes to seeking student followers, most campus chaplains are careful to tailor their message appropriately. 'Approached with a respect for their intelligence, students are open to spiritual ideas,' said Brent Christianson, the pastor at the Lutheran Campus Center for the past 12 years. 'There's a desire to taste-test a lot of things in college. In the past 10 years, I've seen a real hunger and thirst for something deeper in students.'...

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