The first confusion here is the idea that only "theology" majors cross the boundaries of church and state.
The second related confusion is the implication that all theology majors are studying to prepare for the ministry.
By upholding the law withholding scholarships from theology students, the Supreme Court has done more than assuage civil libertarians; it has reinforced the confusion between religious study and practice and perpetuated the caricature of higher education as vocational training.
Indeed, Eugenides first envisioned writing a 250-page book about a hermaphrodite's life and ended up with a 530-page epic that stretches from the collapse of the Ottoman Empire to Detroit's 1967 race riots and the sexual confusion
of the '70s, at times mirroring the experiences of his own family.