Studying
Religion in
Culture


REL 351.001
Asian Religions in American

The Old Temple of the Vedanta Society of Northern California in San Francisco California (built in 1908).

Professor
Dr. Michael Altman
email: maltman2@ua.edu

Office: 205 Manly Hall
Office Phone: (205) 348-7223
Office Hours: M 10-11 am
Course: T 3:30-5:50
Location: 210 Manly Hall


About Online Readings

Some of the course's online readings are placed in a "secure" folder; you can only access these PDF files (Portable Document Format, that can be opened with the free Adobe Reader) by clicking each link and then entering the username/password given to you in class.

If you have difficulty accessing these readings, contact the instructor by email.

 

 

Description

This Core Writing course introduces the history & development of Asian religions in American culture, examining immigration, US-born converts, and the ways Asian religions are represented & imagined in American culture. W ASST


Syllabus

Fall 2016 (PDF)


Books (required)

Tweed, Thomas
Asian Religions in America: A Documented History
Oxford University Press, 1998
ISBN: 019511339X


Readings

See Schedule