Segments descriptions
      Topics in American History Series
      Religion, Part
1    

                        Description: Religion 3

Sampler
Religion, Part 1:
       
                sampler  2’-54”   (59’ lecture)   
    
What is Deism, the acknowledged religious belief
of many of America’s founding fathers, and how |
does it manifest itself in the First Amendment of
Bill of Rights?    
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America was always a Protestant country, expressed in its values.
 

 

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Birth of Protestantism.   Martin Luther, reformer.

 

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Puritanism.   John Calvin, reformer, dynamism aspect,
 

 

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Puritanism in America

 

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Ann Hutchinson challenges Puritanism.  No need for society.
 

 

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Half-Way Covenant.  Children are half saved – saved.
 

 

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Massachusetts Bay Colony always a capitalist society measured by materialism.  Work not religious becomes central in their lives.
 

 

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Puritanism and mass hysteria of witches.
 

 

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Puritanism and its achievements:  education, sense of religious freedom.
 

 

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Religious revival movements.  Women’s role.

 

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Other religions in the Colonies.

 

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Various concepts of Protestantism.

 

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The Constitution and religion.  Bill of Rights.  Deism.  Separation of church and state.
 

 

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Revivalism in perspective.