RELI 413 - Mormonism in American History and Culture

This course examines the rise of Mormonism as a uniquely "American" religious phenomenon, examining Mormons' engagement with social, political, economic, and sexual dynamics in American life from the nineteenth century to the present day. Mormon history provides a lens for examining key topics in American religious history, including the creation, maintenance, and fragmentation of New Religious Movements; religious violence; church/state relations; constructions of race, gender, and sexuality; modern sacred space; and the globalization of religion.

Also Offered As
HIST 413, HIST 413
Grade Basis
Regular Grades
Course Attributes
Honors Course
Writing Emphasis