Feb. 9, 10; March 9, 10, 23, 24; April 13, 14.
Beginning with African roots and attentive to historical and cultural factors, this course examines the evolution of African-American religious thought. The course is intended to introduce students to important themes in the history of African-American (thus American) religious experience (i.e. slavery, emancipation, urbanization, the black freedom struggle, consumer culture, class, race, politics, etc.).