History 475: Revivalism & Fundamentalism in American History
Course Description & Objectives

 

Course Description: This course provides the opportunity for advanced students in history and American studies to gain insight into the social and intellectual history of the United States by studying in depth one topic. Topics in recent years have included the History of American Slavery, 1619-1865, and the Historical Context of Generation X.

The topic for the Spring Semester, 2000, is the revivalism and fundamentalism in American history. Students will study the growth and development of revivalism and fundamentalism in the America, the revivalist and fundamentalist subcultures of the United States, the theology and ideas of revivalism and fundamentalism, and the impact of revivalism and fundamentalism on American religious history and general American history.

Course Objectives: Students should be able to discuss the factors which contributed to the development of revivalism and fundamentalism in America, the nature and character of the fundamentalist and revivalist subcultures of America, the ideas and theology of revivalism and fundamentalism, and the impact of revivalism and fundamentalism on American history. Students will be able to produce a major research paper which makes use of primary sources and which documents and analyzes some aspect of the history of revivalism and fundamentalism in the United States.


Other Departmental Courses in American History and Civilization:
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AMS 250 | HIS 223 | HIS 225 | HIS 227 | HIS 306 |
| HIS 308 | HIS 310 | HIS 312 | HIS 314 | HIS 318 | HIS 325 |
| HIS 338 | HIS 426 | HIS 430 | HIS 432 | HIS 470 | HIS 475 |

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Dr. Harold D. Tallant, Department of History, Georgetown College
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