HIST 364 History of Religion in Latin American


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

Degree Requirements

Latin American Studies Elective