RELST 2112

RELST 2112

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

This course examines Black spirituality, religion, and protest from an historical perspective, beginning with African traditions and Christianity during enslavement, which created resistance ideology and racial nationalism. Prophetic Christianity and church formation became primary political weapons after enslavement, particularly in the Age of Jim Crow, and foundationally led to twentieth century civil rights movements. While exploring these themes, the course will also analyze the complexities and contractions (i.e. Southern Baptist Convention, Nation of Islam and Black Lives Matter) inherent in resistance movements based on spiritual leadership.

When Offered Spring.

Distribution Category (HA-AS)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 2112ASRC 2112HIST 2112

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9298 RELST 2112   SEM 101