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RS 170/HIST 170 - Religion in American History

3-0-3
Credit Hours: 3

This course examines the origins, beliefs, practices and cultural significance of religious traditions and movements in American history, including but not limited to Native American religious traditions, Protestant denominations, Roman Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, African American religions, and religious movements founded in the United States such as The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) and the Seventh-Day Adventists. Close reading and interpretive analysis of primary texts constitute the major course activities.