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Michael J. Altman

By appointment

REL 241.001 American Religious History

This Core course offers a broad overview of changing conceptions of religion in American culture, history, & society, from the colonial period to today; emphasis will be placed on race, politics, immigration, & cultural power. HU

T, R | 12:30-1:45

MA 207

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Readings

Gaustad, Edwin
The Religious History of America: The Heart of the American Story from Colonial Times to Today
Harper One, 2004
0060630566

Gaustad, Edwin S. et al.
A Documentary History of Religion in America
Eerdmans, 2018
0802873588

Hnath, Lucas
The Christians: A Play
Overlook Press, 2016
1468310836

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Online Readings

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