Courses: Slavery, Catechism, and Plantation Missions in Antebellum America (RELGH245A01)

Fall 2013

From the seventeenth to the nineteenth century, the Christianization of Africans emerged as an important social, legal, and religious subject of inquiry among various denominations, clergy, missionaries, and plantation owners. This course will examine primary documents, letters, catechisms, treatises, and sermons related to and/or directed toward a population of enslaved African people in early American society.

Fulfills: HU III Limit:25

Location

Haverford, Kosh E115

Meeting Times

MW 11:30-1:00