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America: State Religion?

A one-off lecture on Sunday 12t November for Lockdown


Synopsis


1 Early days of Puritan immigration

2 The 'Great Awakening' of George Whitefield 1739-41

3 Why did American support the British in The 7 Years War. 1756-63?

4 Religion and The American Revolution

5 The First Amendment 1791

6 Recap

7 How have religious groups diversified since 1791?

8 Slavery and Civil War

9 Modern Times


Key text

Religion in America by Timothy Beal published by Oxford. Contains a good bibliography

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