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Labor and Religion in American History

HIST 380
Spring 2017
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: RELI 380, AMST 299
Certificates: Social, Cultural, and Critical Theory
Course Cluster: Christianity Studies

The seminar will explore how religious faith, ideas, and organizations influenced labor over the course of American history since the Industrial Revolution. It will begin with Old and New Testaments, Marx and Engels, and some of the path-breaking work on religion in English working-class, then focus on America including the social gospel, Christian socialism, the Catholic Church and labor unions, black churches, immigrant churches, militant secularism (itself a kind of faith), the influence of faith of employers and mediators, and other aspects of the subject.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (AMST)(HIST-MN)(HIST)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

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