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Bibles, not beer

Faith-based dormitory in Alabama a peculiarity

Posted: October 12, 2013 at 6:14 a.m.

In this Oct. 1, 2013, photo, Newman Center community director Kelsey Burgans stands outside the faith-based dormitory on the campus of Troy University in Troy, Ala. Tucked in rural southeast Alabama, Troy University has opened something that’s a rarity for a public college in the United States: A faith-based dorm community where daily Bible studies are common and beer drinking is strictly forbidden.

TROY, Ala. — Tucked in rural southeast Alabama, Troy University has opened something that’s a rarity for a public college in the United States: a faith-based dorm community where daily Bible studies are common and beer drinking is strictly forbidden.

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Religion, Pages 12 on 10/12/2013

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