Studying
Religion in
Culture


REL 241.001
American Religious History

Professor
Dr. Michael Altman
maltman2@ua.edu

Office: 205 Manly Hall
Office Phone:(205) 348-7223
Course: TR 12:30-1:45
Location: 207 Manly


About Online Readings

Some of the course's online readings are placed in a "secure" folder; you can only access these PDF files (Portable Document Format, that can be opened with the free Adobe Reader) by clicking each link and then entering the username/password given to you in class.

If you have difficulty accessing these readings, contact the instructor by email.

 

 

Description

What exactly is religion in America? This course offers a broad overview of changing conceptions of religion in American culture, history, & society, from the colonial period to the present; emphasis will be placed on race, politics, immigration, & cultural power. This course will be of use to students interested in American history, politics, race and gender, and cultural studies. HU


Syllabus

Spring 2017 (PDF)