Michael J. Altman

By appointment

REL 241.001 American Religious History

What exactly is religion in America? This course offers a broad overview of changing conceptions of religion in American culture, history, & society, from the colonial period to the present; emphasis will be placed on race, politics, immigration, & cultural power. This course will be of use to students interested in American history, politics, race and gender, and cultural studies. HU

T, R | 9:30-10:45

MA 210

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Readings

Griffith, Marie
American Religions: A Documentary History
Oxford University Press, 2007
978-0-19-517045-0

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Gaustad, Edwin and Leigh Schmidt
The Religious History of America
HarperOne, 2002
978-0-06-063056-0

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Online Readings

UA Box Readings from outside of the required texts can be found in REL {course number}'s UA Box.