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HIST 4451 Church and State in America (Fall: 3 )


Course Description

This course will explore the intersections of religion and law in American history. After initial lectures and readings about the origins of the American religious "settlement" as expressed in the First Amendment to the Constitution, it will examine both the legal and the religious issues involved in such controversial subjects as abortion, marriage, assisted suicide, and individual religious expression.


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Alan Rogers and James O'Toole

Prerequisites: The History Core, Parts I and II

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Last Updated: 09-Jan-15