REL 241.001

American Religious History

T, R | 2:00 - 3:15

MA 207

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This Core course is an 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

Michael J. Altman

  • Office hours: 

    Monday, 12:30pm-1:30pm; Tuesday, 9:00am-10:00am, and by appointment.

  • (205) 348-5271
Anne Hutchinson, arrested for her religious claims


cover of A Documentary History of Religion in America

Gaustad, Edwin S., Mark A. Noll, and Heath W. Carter eds.
A Documentary History of Religion in America, Fourth edition
Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2018

cover of The Religious History of America

Gaustad, Edwin and Leigh Schmidt
The Religious History of America
HarperOne, 2002

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