REL 2121 – American Religious History


General Education Credit: H,D
High School Credit: 0.5

Course Instructor: David Hackett
David Hackett, Ph.D.
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About The Course

This course offers an introductory overview of the American religious experience from an historical and cultural perspective. The interaction of American religions and cultures is examined in three chronological periods:

  1. Colonial America 1500-1800
  2. Nineteenth Century
  3. Twentieth Century

Course Goals

  1. Develop an understanding of American religious history.
  2. Learn how to reflect critically on how you arrived at your beliefs and values and bring to consciousness the degree that these might be shaped by outlooks in the various cultures and subcultures in which you participate.

Satisfied High School Graduation Requirement Subject: Elective