RELI 373: Religion and American Politics

RELI 373-001: Religion and American Politics
(Fall 2024)

03:00 PM to 04:15 PM MW

Horizon Hall 2016

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Examines the relationship between religion and politics in the United States since 1900, with attention to diverse religious, racial, ethnic, and political movements. Students analyze theological traditions within Catholic and Protestant branches of Christianity, from the Social Gospel to the impulses of the Second Vatican Council to the African American Civil Rights Movement. Students also examine the ways that Jews, Muslims, a variety of new religious movements, and unaffiliated Americans approach the relationship between religion and the state. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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