James K. Wellman
Seeks to understand religious diversity in the American context and the varieties of religions in the American historical horizon including religious minorities, American Protestants, public religious expressions, and new American religions.
An approach to religion(s) within American culture. The history of religion(s) in America, the early centuries and the contemporary period, looking at how religious market of American culture has changed over time. We also look at home grown religions in America, as well as the more recent debates over public religion and politics in the contemporary period. > > >> > > >> >> > > > > > > Basis on which Grades are Assigned: > > > > > >
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
> > Lectures and discussions.
General interest in the topic of religion(s) in American culture.
Class assignments and grading
A mid-term and final exam along with handful of small writing assignments.
Grades will be based on the instructor's evaluation of the writing assignments and exam