2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 06, 2021  
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HI 441 Christianity in America

Cross-listed with RL 441 . Christianity in America is an exploration of the growth, expansion, and influence of Christianity in the United States from the colonial period to the present. The doctrinal, institutional, ethical, and devotional expressions of American Christianity will be addressed. Particular emphasis will be given to colonial Christianity, the Great Awakenings and revivalism, the social gospel, Christian contributions to American higher education, Holiness/Pentecostal movements, the fundamentalist/modernist controversy, the rise of neo-Evangelicalism, and the relationship between faith and politics in American society. The interaction between Christianity and other religious groups in American culture will also be examined. Prerequisite: HI 221  and HI 222  or RL 361 . 3 hrs (Fee $7)



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