K. Healan Gaston
With the help of a textbook, primary sources, and a few secondary sources, this course will offer students a panoramic view of the history of American religion since 1865. As we explore the diversity of religious experience and practice in modern America, drawing wherever possible on the history of Boston and New England, we will devote particular attention to the nation's increasing religious diversity, interfaith relations, secularization, church-state conflicts, theological shifts, the growing authority of psychology, and the rise of the Christian Right. Along the way, we will also explore questions of historical method, the use of historical sources, and the areas where historians disagree.
Enrollment Limited: No
Open to BTI Students: Yes
Tue Thu 10am-11:30am
Course location to be announced.
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