This course is an introduction to the central themes and issues in the history of American religion, as this subject matter had been discussed and interpreted by historians. It will acquaint students with the internal life of the nation’s diverse religious institutions, and it will attempt to draw connections between these religious experiences and the history of the wider society and culture of the United States.
This syllabus was created for the Young Scholars in American Religion program.
University of San FranciscoInstitution
Public 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
Immigration/Refugees, Race/Ethnicity Topics