TITLE

BACCHANALIA UNBOUND

AUTHOR(S)
EBERSTADT, MARY
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Nov2010, Issue 207, p55
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article explores the roles of excessive drinking and the engagement in risky sexual situations among U.S. college students. It mentions Tom Wolfe's 2004 novel, "I Am Charlotte Simmons" which portrays the descent of a young girl on scholarship in search of social status. It describes the activities of binge drinking, sexual aggression and pornography. Ways to combat these activities include the Amethyst Initiative, spiritual renewal, and supporting countercultural institutions like the Love and Fidelity Network.
ACCESSION #
54562486

 

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