This course traces how religious traditions from America, Africa, Europe and Asia changed in the post-Columbian New World context. Each tradition and revision of tradition is taken seriously as a profound attempt to provide orientation in light of changing New World realities. A final section of the course traces contemporary developments reshaping cultural religion in America.
This syllabus was created for the Young Scholars in American Religion program.
Joel W. MartinAuthor
Franklin and Marshall CollegeInstitution
Private College or University Institution Type
Syllabus Resource Type
Undergraduate Course Class Type
1993 Date Published
Religious Studies, American Studies, History Discipline
General Comparative Traditions Religous Tradition
Popular Culture/Media/Music/Sports, Pluralism/Secularism/Culture Wars, Race/Ethnicity, Nationalism/War/Civil Religion Topics