Gretchen Townsend Buggeln Visiting Scholar

Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Professor of Christianity and the Arts, Valparaiso University

Quadrant: Design, Architecture, and Culture

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Gretchen Buggeln writes and teaches about the intersection of Christian belief and the material world. Her primary research interest is American sacred spaces, and she is currently at work on a book about the ubiquitous, modern-style, suburban church of the postwar era.

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Contact Information

Christ College, Valparaiso University
1300 Chapel Drive
Valparaiso, IN 46383


Academic Work & Affiliations

  • Duesenberg Professor of Christianity and the Arts, Christ College, Valparaiso University

Selected Publications

Temples of Grace: The Material Transformation of Connecticut’s Churches, 1790-1840 (University Press of New England, 2003)

University of Minnesota