REL 355 Sem in American Rel Hist (HIS)

Prerequisites: HIS 161 or HIS 162 or Permission of Instructor

A selective survey of the history of religion in North America from pre-colonial times to the present. Some of the themes explored include religion's role as a force for both national cohesion and division; the construction of--and relationship between--the sacred and the secular in American culture; the relationships between "outsider" religions and "Mainstream" religious practice; and the intersection of religion and American democracy. Noncredit for students who have completed this course as HIS 310. Religion Perspective and Western History Perspective


1 Course Credit