HDS 2176

Christianity and Contemporary American Fiction

Matthew Lawrence Potts


This course will study the role of Christian images, theologies, traditions, and histories in contemporary American fiction. We will primarily study literary texts, with authors to include Delillo, Morrison, McCarthy, Updike, Erdrich, Robinson, and others. Note: Course has additional hour to be arranged.

Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes


0.50 credits
Spring 2015
Wed 4pm-6pm
Course location to be announced.

Relationship to Program Requirements

Program Requirement Area / Category / Art / Designation
MTS Area(s) of Focus
  • Religion, Literature, and Culture
  • Theology
MDiv Distribution Category/ies
  • Christianity
MDiv Art(s) of Ministry
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development
Language Course Designation(s) None