This course offers a selective survey of American Religious History from pre-Columbian times to the present. It emphasizes the remarkable diversity of religious belief and practice in the area that became the United States. Challenging theoretical questions about the essence of religion and the scholarly study of it are an essential part of the course.
This syllabus was created for the Young Scholars in American Religion program.
Charles F. IronsAuthor
Private College or University Institution Type
Syllabus Resource Type
Undergraduate Course Class Type
2009 Date Published
Religious Studies, History Discipline
Buddhism, General Comparative Traditions, New Religious Movements, Other Christianities, Other Traditions, Protestant Religous Tradition
Gender/Women/ Sexuality, Politics/Law/Government, Race/Ethnicity, Nationalism/War/Civil Religion Topics