HIST 364 History of Religion in Latin American

Term

Spring

Credits

4

Major Requirement: History of Latin America
This course examines the history of religion and religious tradition in Latin America, beginning with an analysis of pre-Columbian
religious history and study of the imposition of Christianity with the arrival of the Spaniards and Portuguese. Syncretic identity, politics
and religion and the recent growth of evangelical Protestantism in Latin America will be some of the major themes addressed. (Course
offered every third year.)

Prerequisite: Sophomore Status