The Congregation at Duke University Chapel

Why Megachurches?

For the ears, you can listen to an audio recording of this presentation. [high fidelity audio playable under all personal computer operating systems via VLC media player, Microsoft Windows Media Player with the codecs for FLAC et al, OS X QuickTime with the XiphQT plugin, etc., on many Android-based mobile devices, and on iOS-based mobile devices via apps such as FLAC Player or Golden Ear]

Why Megachurches?

presentation at Adult Forum by
Dr. Mark Chaves
Professor of Sociology, Religion, and Divinity at Duke
and author of American Religion: Contemporary Trends
May 4, 2014

During this presentation, you will hear mention of and description of a few selected images from From Meetinghouse to Megachurch by Loveland and Wheeler.

Baumol's Cost Disease [a recent book where the original author explains and broadens the work of 1966] was also mentioned.