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Visit to Oval Office Prompts Architecture Professor to Write About "Sacred" Secular Space


Posted 01/24/2017
Submitted by Michael Crosbie
Category: In the News
Architecture professor Michael J. Crosbie (second from right) meets President Obama for a farewell photo with his family; Crosbie's son Christopher (left of Obama) worked in the Obama Administration.

Architecture professor Michael J. Crosbie (second from right) meets President Obama for a farewell photo with his family; Crosbie's son Christopher (left of Obama) worked in the Obama Administration.

A recent visit to the Obama White House prompted Architecture professor Michael J. Crosbie to write an article about how secular spaces such as the Oval Office can be considered "sacred" and how they might have elements of religious architecture. The article, published in Huffington Post, can be read here:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/is-the-oval-office-americas-most-sacred-space_us_587670b7e4b0f8a725448430?section=us_religion

Architecture professor Michael J. Crosbie (second from right) meets President Obama for a farewell photo with his family; Crosbie's son Christopher (left of Obama) worked in the Obama Administration.

Architecture professor Michael J. Crosbie (second from right) meets President Obama for a farewell photo with his family; Crosbie's son Christopher (left of Obama) worked in the Obama Administration.